Marion Y. Drew-Ford

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 9, 2008

BRANCHVILLE—Marion Yvonne Drew-Ford, 61, of the 15000 block of Pittman Road, died April 4, 2008 at Southampton Memorial Hospital.

She was born Oct. 26, 1948, in Southampton County, the daughter of the late Edgar Thomas and Rosalean Benton Drew.

Survivors include her loyal and devoted daughter, Denise Ford of the home; six loving sisters, Dorothy Jean Hill (Vander) of Portsmouth, Syliva Drew Mosely (Wadell) of Buckingham County, Barbara Smith, Margaret Peterson (Raymond), Shirley Washington and Evelyn Drew, all of Brooklyn, N.Y.; three brothers, Carl Drew (Brenda) of Brooklyn, Alvin Drew of Capron and Johnnie Drew of Manhattan, N.Y.; and a host of other loving relatives and friends and her precious dog, Dusty, whom she truly loved.

A homegoing celebration will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Boykins, with the Rev. Curtis Mitchell officiating.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

She will lie in repose from 1 to 7 p.m. today.

Faison’s Funeral Home Inc. in Seaboard, N.C., is in charge of arrangements.