Juanita L. ‘Pug’ Ford


Juanita L. “Pug” (Stinson) Ford, 81, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2015, at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Nashville.

Pug was born in Indianapolis on Sept. 11, 1933, to her parents, the late George and Nettie (Stinson) Stinson.

She graduated from Helmsburg High School in 1950 and went on to marry Hareld E. Ford on March 24, 1951, in Brown County. He preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 2011, after 60 devoted years of marriage.

Pug retired in 1999 as the kitchen supervisor for the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin after more than 30 years of service.

Pug is survived by her daughters, Sandy Eastwood of Nashville and Brenda Cochran of Edinburgh; grandchildren, Eric Eastwood of Nashville, Nolan Eastwood of Trafalgar, Brandi (Farley) Harper of Nashville and Keirsh (Christie) Cochran of Fort Wayne; great-grandchildren, Brianna and Colten Harper, and Haley, Levi, Aurora, Owen, Ryder, Seth and Annaleigh Eastwood; and a sister-in-law, Helen Ford of Franklin.

She also was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, James A. Ford; and siblings, Dorotha Caviness and Virginia Kashner of Greenwood.

Pug enjoyed spending time and spoiling her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was a fan of the Lifetime channel and black-and-white movies. Pug was known for her cooking, crocheting and love for sunflowers.

The Rev. Darrell Cochran will conduct a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St., Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Nineveh Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Pug to the Riley Children’s Foundation, 30 S. Meridian St., Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204.

Condolences may be sent to the Ford family at www.meredith-clark.com.

Information: 812-597-4670