Edna Long McHenry Ford

Edna Long McHenry Ford, 97, of Quitman, MS, passed away on March 2, 2019, in Amory, MS.  She was born on August 8, 1921, to Samuel Elbert and Lillie (Neal) Long in Clarke County, MS.

Edna was a longtime member of Pine Grove Baptist Church.  She also was a former employee of Quitman Knitting Mill and W. E. Blair and Sons Department Store. 

Edna is survived by three sons, Roger (Jimmie) McHenry, Roy (Barbara) McHenry, and Terry Ford; daughter, Temple (Walter) Couch; sister, Maxine Robinson; 11 grandchildren, Janet (Darrell) Hyde, Cindy (Bubba) Walston, Gina Amaxopulos, Jeffery (Angie) McHenry, Kelly (Amy) McHenry, Kym (Danny) Buskirk, Scott (Dusty) McHenry, Michael (Amber) McHenry, Dana (Ryan) Brady, Brian (Marie) Ford, and Tony (Rachel) Ford; 29 great grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel Elbert and Lillie Long; first husband, Burnis Lamar McHenry; second husband, Jesse Marvin Ford; son, Rodney Earl McHenry; four brothers, Jake Long, Roy Long, Eddie "Cotton" Long, and Aubit Long; three sisters, Claudia Hayes, Annie Cranford, and Palma Moffett. 

Visitation will be held Monday, March 4, 2019, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. at Wright's Funeral Home, Quitman, MS.

Funeral services were held on Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Wright's Funeral Home Chapel with Eric Hattaway and Rev. Dennis Kennedy officiating. Burial took place in the Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Michael McHenry, Scott McHenry, Brian Ford, Tony Ford, Jeffery McHenry, Kelly McHenry, Danny Buskirk, Bubba Walston, Darrell Hyde, and Ryan Brady.  

Memorials are suggested to the Pine Grove Baptist Church, 369 County Road 511, Quitman, MS 39355. Online condolences can be given at www.wrightsfuneral.com.