Sherri Lynn Bidwell Ford, 69

Sherri Lynn Bidwell Ford, 69, passed away Monday, January 13, 2020 at her home in Georgetown, Fla., after a long illness.

Sherri was born in Wabash and went to live in the Georgetown area fifteen years ago from Port Orange, Florida. She graduated from Northfield High School in Wabash in 1968 as class Valedictorian. She went on to Ball State University and took her Certified Public Accountant Exam and passed on her very first try in July 1975. She began her career at a respectable firm called Ernest and Ernest in Indianapolis. After having children and moving to Nashville, she and her husband, Jim opened a successful family restaurant called ‘Remember When.’ Sherri enjoyed reading – mostly mystery novels, NASCAR, Corvettes, spending time at home with her animals and being with her family whenever she could. She loved her pets deeply and had many dogs and cats over the years.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, James R. Ford and her father Leon M. Bidwell.

She is survived by her mother, Betty Bidwell of Estero, Fla.; son, Bill Ford of Nashville; her daughters, Gina (Tom) Harrison of Saline, Mich. and Melissa (Justin) Hart of Indianapolis. Also left to cherish her memory are three sisters, Tara (Tim) Hornbacker of New Paris, Ohio, Linda (Jeff) Sampson of Wabash, Indiana and Janet (Mason) Boyd of Iowa; Her grandchildren, Alexander, Trenton, Daniel, Madison, Alex, Morgann and Abbie all very loved by their grandmother.

Memorial services took place on Feb.9, 2020 at South Port Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis.
In lieu of flowers her family asks that donations be made in her memory to Brown County Humane Society, P. O. Box 746, Nashville, Ind. 47448-9376.

Sherri was a beautiful, educated woman who loved her family. She was a sweet soul that would help you if she was able.

She was very beloved by her family and truly missed.

Posted on 2020 Feb 11