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Azalee Rhodes Ford

April 7, 1935 — February 3, 2024

North Augusta

Mrs. Azalee Rhodes Ford, 88, entered into rest on Saturday, February 3, 2024.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, William Oneal Ford; and her parents.

She is survived by her sons, Kenneth Wade Ford, Rickey Oneal (Cheryl) Ford; daughter, Gail (Steven “Buster”) Riedel; brother, Wilbur Crawford; brother-in-law, William “Bud” Ford; sister-in-law, Rachel W. Ford; grandchildren, Rick Oneal Ford Jr., Tyler Ford, Erica (Matt) Wilson, Gabriel Riedel, Manuel Riedel, Kensley Ford; great grandchildren, Preston Wilson, Nolan Wilson, Grayson Riedel, Layton Frasier, Knoxx Hatfield, Charleigh Riedel, Jaxson Ford, Ava Ford, Emma Robinson, Sophia Robinson; and niece, Joan Crawford Lowe.

Azalee was a lifelong resident of Aiken County, and retired from Owens Corning. She was a member of Pine Forest Baptist Church, where she served in many capacities such as Sunday School teacher and the flower committee. She was a quiet and sweet woman that enjoyed traveling with her husband, antique shopping, and gardening. She loved her family, her friends, and her Lord dearly. She will be remembered for being a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend.

A Funeral Service, celebrating her life will be held at Napier Funeral Home & Crematory Thursday, February 8, 2024 at 12 P.M with Pastor Ron Doss to officiate. The burial will follow immediately at Langley Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. 

Pallbearers will be Jaxson Ford, Nolan Wilson, David Ford, Manuel Riedel, Mike Wilson, and Matt Wilson.   

Napier Funeral Home & Crematory 315 Main St. Graniteville, SC 29829, has been entrusted with these arrangements. To send an expression of sympathy, you may visit the guestbook at

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