Published 1:32 pm Monday, January 18, 2021

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COLUMBUS – Betty Lou Ford, 80, of Columbus, passed away Thursday evening, January 14, 2021 at LaurelWoods.


Born in Polk County, she was the daughter of the late Grover and Nellie Ruth Pack Ford. Ms. Ford was a hairdresser in Tryon for many years.

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Surviving are one sister, Margaret Wilson (Steve) of Tryon.


A private graveside service will be held in Polk Memorial Gardens.


Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, North Carolina 28043.


An online guest register is available at


McFarland Funeral Chapel and Crematory

Tryon, NC