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Martha (Memom) Ann Ford (Daugherty)


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Martha (Memom) Ann Ford (Daugherty), 81, of Roswell, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 11, 2021, surrounded by her family. Services will be held on Sunday, May 30th, at 2 p.m., at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds.

Martha was born January 17, 1940 in Roswell, NM to Almer Daugherty and Beth Miller Daugherty. She graduated from Roswell High School in 1958. Martha married the love of her life, Herbert (Herbie) Ford on July 10, 1958 in Roswell. After raising their children in Ruidoso, they later moved to Roswell where Martha worked many years at the Roswell Livestock Sale barn. She loved being with friends and family and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Rick Ford and wife, Connie of Roswell, Debbie Pritchett and husband, Mike, of Ruidoso. Grandchildren Jerod Pritchett and wife, Amber, Jeremy Pritchett and wife, Hannah, all of Ruidoso, Tatum Mellott and husband, Ronny of Lake Arthur, and Casey Higgins of Roswell. Her great-grandchildren Cooper, Bayler, Hunter & Parker Pritchett, Ellie Pritchett, Paisley Phillips, and Colt, Jessi & Tinley Higgins.

Martha also leaves behind many friends who had become like family to her.

Martha is preceded in death by her husband, Herbert, her grandson, Clayton Ford, brothers Bob Daugherty, George Daugherty, Gilbert Daugherty & A.L. Daugherty, sisters Eleanor Beth Garrett & Amelia Akin, and her parents.

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