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Ina Ford Humphress, 83, Elkhorn, KY (1938-2021)

Mrs. Ina Ferns (Ford) Humphress of Elkhorn passed away peacefully and surrounded by her loving family, on Friday, August 13th, 2021, at Taylor Regional Hospital. She was 83 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amET on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at Auberry Funeral Home, 503 East Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Burial will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Monday, August 16, 2021, at Auberry Funeral Home.

Mrs. Ina Ford Humphress, daughter of the late Rue L. Ford and Bertha (Callahan) Ford, was born January 30th, 1938, in Taylor County.

She professed her faith in Christ and was a member of Christie Chapel United Methodist Church in Knifley, Kentucky.

Mrs. Ina, known as "Ma" to her loving family and the community had the sweetest soul ever. She was a very special lady to all who knew her and will be missed terribly. She had a love for flowers especially blue ones and a passion for bluebirds. She had battled cancer four times in her life.

Mrs. Ina worked at Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville and retired after forty plus years of employment.

She united in marriage to Richard Kenneth Humphress on June 11th, 1955, who precedes her in death on January 4th, 2009.

Survived by:
  • Two sons: Vernon Humphress and his wife, Debbie; and Alvin Humphress and his wife, Marsha, both of Elkhorn, Kentucky.
  • Four grandchildren: Amy Humphress of Casey Creek; Andrea Farmer and her husband, Jason, of Campbellsville; Amanda Burress and her husband, Adam, of Elkhorn; and Leigh Ann Humphress of Elkhorn.
  • Five great-grandchildren: Kylee Bardin and Aubree Bardin of Casey Creek; Jacey Farmer of Campbellsville; Elly Farmer of Campbellsville; and Peyton Burress, of Elkhorn.
  • Three brothers: Carl Ford and his wife Carol of Knifley; Gary Ford and wife, Pauline, of Campbellsville; and Eric Ford and wife, Jennifer, of Campbellsville.
  • Three sisters: Galoris Hedgespeth and her husband, Ralph of Campbellsville; Shirley James of Indiana; and Lana Ford of Campbellsville.
Besides her parents and her husband, Mrs. Ina is preceded in death by:
  • One infant son: Keith Richard Humphress, May 2nd, 1956.
  • Six sisters: Ruby McDonald, Ena Hicks, Wilma Combs, Anita Elmore, Marsa Cox, and Zilpha Reece.
  • Three brothers: Rue L. Ford, Jr., Ray Ford, and Daniel Ford.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Gideon Bibles and can be made at the funeral home.

Auberry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Ina Ford Humphress, 83, Elkhorn, KY (1938-2021)

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