Olivia Gayla Jean (West) Ford, 25, of Paragould passed away February 14, 2021. She was born August 1, 1995, in Paragould, to Joshua West and Darrea Ford. Olivia enjoyed watching crime dramas. She was an avid reader; she learned to read by 3 years old. Olivia was enrolled in the nursing program at BRTC. She was so excited about becoming a nurse. Above all, Olivia loved her family. She loved spending time with her children.
Olivia was preceded in death by her father, Joshua West, and grandfather, Darrell Ford.
Survivors include her mother, Darrea Ford; son, Paxton Jack (P.J.) Baggett; daughter, River Blair West; grandparents, Glenda and Larry Betts, Gary and Sandra West, and Lynne Carpenter; brothers, Brian Ford, Clayton West, Braden Clark, and Kyle Grooms; sisters, Phoebe Ford and Ava Ford; uncles, Jesse Ford and Richard Betts; and aunts, Amanda Pillow, Natasha Border, Nicole Brinkley, and Jennie Southard.
The family will receive friends Saturday, February 20, from 10:00 a.m. until service time at Phillips Funeral Home. The funeral service will begin at noon at Phillips Funeral Home with Robert Owen officiating. Burial will follow at Linwood Cemetery.
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