FORD - Mary Jane Ford passed away on Dec. 22, 2007, from deteriorating health. A longtime resident of Houston, Texas, she moved to Los Alamos to be by her daughter when her health failed. She was born Nov. 1, 1915, at her grandparent’s home in Benton, Ill. Jane, as her friends and family called her, was the oldest of four children born to T.O. and Blanche Morris Sloan. She spent her childhood in West Frankfort, Ill.On a blind date April 1, 1935, she met her husband William Lee Ford. They married August 31, 1935, and were happily married until his death in 1983.