After a courageous battle with lung cancer “Sue” passed peacefully into the loving arms of our Lord in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 26.

Sue was born in Hugo, Oklahoma, to John and Avi Ford. She lived most of her adult life in Portland. In her later years she moved and bought a house in Irrigon, Ore.

Sue is survived by her 3 children: Michael (Amy) Close, Heather (Charlie) Athorp and Tiffany (Grant) Wilkins, 8 grandchildren, 3 brothers and 1 sister.

Besides the love of her family, Sue’s greatest love and passion was for her horses.

Celebration of life services: Portland Central Nazarene, Friday, June 1 at 11:00 a.m.

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