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Elizabeth "Libby" Ford

December 10, 1972 — March 4, 2021

Elizabeth Ann “Libby” Martin Ford, age 48 of Paris, died Thursday, March 4, 2021, in Paris.

Born December 10, 1972, in Paris, she was the daughter of the late Richard Franklin “Dickie” Martin and Rhonda Taylor of Texas.

Libby was a Christian who enjoyed working with and spending time with the Ladies at the Hope Center. She formerly worked at Eastwood Clinic and the Carey Counseling Center, but was probably best known for her smiling face in various restaurants in Paris, where she worked as a waitress. Her hobbies included cooking, thrift shopping, and caring for others.

She is survived by her two daughters, Savannah Rhiann Houston, of Charleston, SC, and Kera Grace Haines of Clarksville; three sisters, Amelia Kate Martin of Paris, Madeline Lee Martin of Nashville, and Rachel Mathenia of Nashville; her grandmother, Alma Lee Martin of Paris; a special aunt, Cheryl (Ron) Eaker of Paris; a special uncle, Bubba (Sherry) Martin of Paris; and several other aunts, uncles, and several cousins.

Along with her father, she was also preceded in death by grandparents, William and Virginia Taylor, and Wilburn Martin.

Ridgeway Funeral Home 201 Dunlap St., Paris, TN 38242 will be handling the arrangements. All services will be private.

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Chris Martin and the Hope Center Girls.

Memorials may be made to:  The Hope Center, 326 Lazy Day Lane, Paris, TN 38242 or at

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