BARLOW — Laura Jean Compton Ford, 75, of Barlow died at 1:44 p.m. Sunday, December 23, 2012, at Lourdes hospital.
She formerly lived in Bardwell. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Barlow and a former member of First Christian Church of Bardwell. She was vice president of Citizens State Bank of Wickliffe, a former board member of the Ballard County Library, and was a member of Eastern Star.
She is survived by her mother, Laura Bryant Compton of Paducah; a daughter, Cindy Rodgers of Paducah; a sister, Dorothy Edwards of Orange Cove, Calif.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Craig Ford; her father, Calvert Compton; a daughter, Kay Wolfe; and a sister.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, December 28, 2012, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Bardwell with the Rev. Linda Creason officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.
Friends may call after 5 p.m. Thursday, December 27, 2012, at the funeral home.
Expression of sympathy may be made to Barlow Baptist Church, 135 N.Sixth St., Barlow, KY 42024; or Bardwell First Christian Church, P.O. Box 248, Bardwell, KY 42023.