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Memorial arrangements for Mr. Tim Ford, Balch & Bingham partner and former speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives, will be as follows:

Visitation:  Monday, March 2, 2015 – 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.           

                Parkway Funeral Home and Memorial Park 
                1161 Highland Colony Pkwy 
                Ridgeland, MS 39157

Memorial:  Tuesday, March 3, 2015 – 3 p.m. 

                Paris-Yates Chapel at the University of Mississippi 
                60 Chapel Drive 
                University, MS 38677

A motorcade will travel from the Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland, Miss., to the Paris-Yates Chapel at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., for a memorial service at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to The Tim Ford Scholarship Fund care of The University of Mississippi Foundation, 406 University Avenue, Oxford, MS 38655.

Tim Ford, former speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 27, 2015, at the age of 63. Mr. Ford was elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives in 1980 and was elected Speaker of the House in 1988. He served as Speaker until his retirement in 2004. Mr. Ford joined Balch & Bingham in 2003 and was co-chair of the firm’s Government Relations Practice Group and a member of the firm’s energy, public finance and corporate practice groups.