Pictures And Comments
Remembering Ford and Sula is similar to breathing and eating....as natural as inhaling spectacular sunrises and
sunsets even though, outwardly, they were as common as a Lincoln penny.
They were as influential on my life, and others', as any mortal folk could be.Those that have not met such a
couple are not enriched by, as I have been, by their love for life that they have me and many others (some om Sal's lists)
Ford and Sula will always influence how I modulate my personal give and take, because of the way they treated
others with such forbearance and understanding.
Your physical presence is missed, Ford..your spirit will always be with me...forever.
With tears in my eyes, I just finished reading this about Mr. Phord! He stood by and assisted his wonderful wife
Shula Mae during those years of her struggle. He told me about their daily walks, even when her memory was diminishing. He
even described her passing in a kind and loving way. When Mr. Phord and I began to message each other, often about farming,
and he was gracious enough to talk to me via phone several years ago. Brilliant man, kind hearted and true to his love Ms.
Shulla Mae. I even plotted a line from my father's farm to Mr. Phord's ranch via google earth. He was one of
"The Greatest Generation!" God Bless
Dean Burchfield son of Curtis Burchfield 330th ASG 500th BG 73rd BW
Thank you for your comments and the picture
I had the pleasure of living almost 70 years with Sulamae and she was
a jewel and we had a ball raising our two girls and I am ready to go meet her again.
Thanks again Dean and know your parents they loved each much as Sula and I did
Ford was also one of the first people along with a few others that helped me when I was looking for help/info
on my dad ! He was more than willing to give any info I needed and stay in contact through out my time being a member of this
forum ....He along with Hap will be sorely missed ....God Speed and may you be reunited with all who served with you !
Son of Lawrence R.
Very sorry to hear this, Ford welcomed me to the group shortly after my Dad
passed in June, 2008. Every time we lose a member, it does open old wounds. I miss my Dad, Hap, Ford and all the rest...we
shall not see their like again.