Thursday, November 15, 2007

Rowan Damia Ford, 9, of Stella, was pronounced dead Friday, Nov. 9, 2007. She was born April 11, 1998, in San Diego, Calif. She was a fourth grade student at Tri-Way Elementary. She attended Stella Baptist Church, where she was active in Sunday School, Wednesday night Team Kid, and Angel Food Ministries.

Survivors include: her mother, Colleen; two brothers, James McLeod, of Illinois, and Robert McLeod, of Washington; two sisters, Janice Shaffer and husband, Adam, of Florida, and Ariane Parsons of Mississippi. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Robert and Grace Munson.

Funeral services were held today (Wednesday) at Gospel Lighthouse Church, Neosho, with Rev. Glenn Ennis and Steve Moser officiating. Burial followed at Macedonia Cemetery, Stella.

Services were under direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.