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Ophelia Ford's Biography
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1 Child: Sophia
BS, Business Education/Administration, Tennessee State University, 1972
Senator, Tennessee State Senate, District 29, 2005-2014
Candidate, Tennessee State Senate, District 29, 2014
Won Tennessee State Senate, Special Election, September 15, 2005
Member, National Caucus of State Legislators
Tennessee Black Caucus of State Legislators
Certified Funeral Service Practitioner
Licensed Life and Insurance Agent
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Ambassador, Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice
Member, Bluff City, Tennessee State, and the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Associations
Member, Carnival Memphis Krewes
Member, Fellowship Church of God in Christ
Lifetime Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Member, National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women's Association
Member, Saint Jude's Children's Hospital
Member, Shelby County Democratic Party
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