Doris Andrea Despain Ford, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, left this world to be reunited with her husband Dell and other family members who have gone on before on Monday, October 16, 2017. She was 83 years old.\r\n\r\nDoris was born on September 25, 1934 in Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona to Arlie and Mabel Despain. She moved around several times while she was young, graduating from Provo High School in 1952.\r\n\r\nShe met and married Dell B. Ford on August 24, 1952, later sealed in the Jordan River Temple on March 20, 2004.\r\n\r\nHer and Dad traveled around for Dad’s job, then settled in Lindon, Utah, where they raised 3 sons and a daughter.\r\n\r\nShe was a homemaker and enjoyed working part-time as a waitress. She worked at the Lindon City Offices and loved being a Teacher’s Aide.\r\n\r\nMom was always active in the Church serving as Relief Society President and enjoyed being the Ward Activities Director and other callings.\r\n\r\nMom loved to sing, singing at many funerals and other occasions. She also loved to do temple work, especially extractions.\r\n\r\nWhen Dad retired, they sold the farm, and split their time between Henderson, Nevada and Wallsburg, where they made happy memories with friends and family. They settled in St. George when Dad’s health started to decline. She was a loving caregiver until Dad’s passing in August 2007.\r\n\r\nShe is survived by her children, Mike (LeAnn) Ford, Kris (Larry) Withers, Jeff (Nancy) Ford, and Steve (Brenda) Ford, 11 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and her brother Ray Despain. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her brother Verl.\r\n\r\nFuneral services will be held on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 11:00 am at Jenkins-Soffe South Valley, 1007 W. South Jordan Parkway (10600 S), South Jordan, Utah. Viewings will be held at the same location on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 pm and on Friday from 10:00-10:45 am prior the service. Interment at Wallsburg City Cemetery, Wallsburg, Utah.\r\n\r\nFuneral Services for Doris Ford will be broadcast live beginning at 10:30 AM MST on Friday, October 20, 2017. To watch these services, click on the "Photos & Videos" tab above and select the "Webcast Video" icon.