Patricia A. Ford, 90, of Monticello, passed away at 4:38 p.m., September 14, 2019 at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

Pat was born on April 20, 1929 in Loda, IL, the daughter of Frank M. and Daisy (Kiest) Parson. She married George Hardwick, he passed away on Nov. 2, 1987. She married William F. Ford on December 10, 1991. He passed away December 18, 2011.

Pat is survived by her sons, Jerry Hardwick (Beverly) of Decatur, IL, Craig Hardwick (Pam) of Monticello, Michael Hardwick (Sally) of Bloomington; daughter, Toni Heisey of Champaign; stepchildren, Bob Ford of Springfield, Dan Ford of Clayton, MO, Nancy Heller of Sublet, Cindy Ayers of Pawnee, Mary Kay Austiff of Springfield, Carolyn Rome of St. Rose, LA; 11 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren; 9 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, 4 brothers, 4 sisters and 1 stepdaughter.

Pat was a line operator for Sterling Drug. She was a member of the St. Philomena Catholic Church and the Champaign Eagles Club #3075.

Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Mackey-Wright Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 19, 2019 at St. Philomena Catholic Church with Monsignor Michael Bliss officiating. Interment will be held in Monticello Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kirby Medical Center or the Piatt County Animal Shelter.

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