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Obituary for Amy Louise Ford (Stover)


83, of Cass City died following a lengthy illness, Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in McLaren Bay Region, Bay City. She was born March 18, 1936 in Cass City, the eighth of fourteen children born to Elliott Glenn and Jennie Marie (Crawford) Churchill. She married Charles Fay Stover July 30, 1955. He died September 11, 1998. She later married Billy Joe Ford December 22, 2008 in Cass City.

Amy attended Sand Hill Country School. She worked for General Cable and Walbro Manufacturing until retiring in 1998. In earlier years, Amy enjoyed visiting Charlie’s family in Mancelona. She was a good cook and baked great lemon merengue pies. Amy enjoyed crafts and made many pine cone wreaths. She was fond of reading devotional and inspirational books. Amy loved a meal of Billy’s biscuits and gravy. She would travel down South with Billy, but only if he drove around the mountains.

Amy is survived by her husband, Billy; children: Louann (Loren) Iseler of Peck, Deeanna Bruce of West Branch, Charles Stover, Jr. of Deford, Mark (Brenda) Stover of Cass City; step-children: Pam Ford-Moslander of Mancelona, Milton Ford of Lum, William Ford of Lum, James (Michelle) Ford of Otter Lake; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; 8 step grandchildren; sisters: Marion Hunter of Mayville, Margaret Springstead of Pigeon, Bonnie (Ron) Miller of Elkton, Jacqueline “Sue” Osborn of Shelby Township. She is preceded in death by her son, Dean Stover; siblings: infant sister, Phyllis Churchill, Virginia (Amasthes) Anthes, Marie (Jim) Brown, Wattie (Orville) Mallory, Helen Mellendorf, Clarence (Thelma) Churchill, Glen Churchill, John Churchill, Glendora Babcock.

Funeral services held 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2019 in Cass City Missionary Church with Pastor Phil Burkett officiating. Interment in Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City. Memorials may be made to Revive Ministries. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and photos with the family at

Visitation: 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2019 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City
10 to 11 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2019 in Cass City Missionary Church
Arrangements by
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz (989) 872-2195