Tammie Ownby Ford


Tammie Ownby Ford, 56, of Cleveland passed away on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in a local hospital.

She attended Grace Point Church and was a graduate of Bradley Central High School, Class of '83. Tammie loved working on the farm and as a florist with Jimmie’s Flowers. She dearly loved her family.

She was preceded in death by her father, Coleman Don Beck; and first husband, Derick Ownby.

Survivors include her husband, Gordon “Buddy” Ford; sons: Nathan Joel Ownby and fiancée, Amber Lowe, and Christian Ford; mother, Reba Jean Beck; sister, Donna Beck McSpadden (Daniel); and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, at Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home, with Pastor Phil Griffin officiating.

Interment will follow in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens, with Nathan Ownby, Christian Ford, Blake McSpadden, Addison Elliott, Will Critchfield, and Cole Critchfield serving as pallbearers.

Her family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Ford family guestbook at


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