OBITUARY: Tiffany Nicole Baker Ford


Tiffany Nicole Baker Ford, age 38, of Columbia, Tennessee, passed away on Monday evening, September 18, 2023, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Tiffany was born on September 11, 1985, in Columbia, Tennessee, and was the daughter of Clarence & Patricia Baker and the late Judy Faye Estes Baker, who preceded her in death on August 4, 2023.

She was a graduate of Columbia Central High School, Class of 2003. Tiffany found joy in spending time by the river and creeks and cherished moments with her family and friends, especially her beloved children, Zayden, Zamariyon, Savanah, and Skylyn.

She is survived by her husband, Clarence Ford of Columbia, TN; her father, Clarence (Patricia) Baker of Culleoka, TN; her cherished children, Zayden Ford, Zamariyon Ford, Savanah Ford, and Skylyn Ford, all of Columbia, TN; her brothers, Eric (Alexis) Baker of Baltimore, MD, Marcus (Jessica) Baker of Culleoka, TN, and Forrest (Mandy) Nolan of Columbia, TN; her grandparents, Thomas & Anne Drewett, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her mother, Tiffany was preceded in death by her son, Zamere Ford, and her grandparents, Charles & Ruby Baker and James & Betty Estes.

She will be remembered and celebrated during a funeral service on Friday, September 22, 2023, at 10:00 AM at Heritage Funeral Home, with Rick Points and Curtis Baker officiating. A visitation in her honor will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2023, from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Heritage Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Honorary pallbearers who will forever carry her memory with them will include Stephanie Schaper, Ashley Stanley, Shaniqua Cooper, Stephanie Whitsett, and Jordan Stover.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that memorial donations be made to the savings account for her children c/o First Farmers & Merchants Bank.

Tiffany’s memory will forever be cherished in the hearts of those who knew and loved her, and her legacy will continue through the lives of her adoring children.


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