Bettye Jean Ford Jones, 76, of Fort Pierce, FL died Monday February 26, 2013 at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center.
She was born on February 9, 1936 in Dothan, AL and has been a resident of Fort Pierce five years.
Bettye was a retired educator of the Houston County School Board.
She was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church of Dothan, AL.
Survivors include her daughter, Vahness Taylor of Orlando, FL.
Bettye was preceded in death by her son Harold Otis Ford, parents, Rosa Sanders and Ezekiel Lonnie Lee Sr. and other siblings.
A funeral service will be held March 2, 2013 Saturday in Dothan, AL. Burial will be at Garden of Love Cemetery, Dothan, AL. Arrangements are under the direction of Stone Brothers Funeral Home and United Funeral Home of Dothan, AL.