PRINCETON — Dixie Jean Ford, 90, of Princeton, entered rest on Thursday April 8, 2021, at Deaconess Hospital in Newburgh.

Jean was born on Oct. 31, 1930, in Pike County, Indiana to Lloyd and Nora (Rumble) Bush. Jean had worked at Potter-Bromfield in Princeton for 37 years.

She was preceded in death by parents, brother Castle Bush, sister Maxine Richardson.

She was happiest when she was surrounded by her family. Jean and Doyne were always hauling grands and great-grands somewhere. They never missed a school program, ballgame, birthday, prom or graduation. With most parties being hosted at their home because Jean loved entertaining. Jean also had a passion for cooking and she was the best cook ever.

She is survived by husband of years 38 years; Doyne Ford, daughters Jennifer Thacker and Kim (Chris) Kohlmeier of Oakland City; grandchildren: Phoenix (J.D) Booker, Princeton, Brandon and Brittany Kohlmeier, Delaney (Jacob) Bailey, Hamilton Thacker of Oakland City, C.J. (Jenna) Thacker of Francisco; great-grandchildren Bailey, Journey, Paisley Booker, Berkleigh Collins, Anistyn, Axel Bailey, Berlyn, Sterling Johnson.

Service will be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel with burial in Montgomery Cemetery. Rev. Darin D. Nossett will be officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service on Wednesday at the chapel.

At this time, masks are optional but encourage to be worn and social distancing is required inside the funeral home.

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