Harry “Jimmy” Ingram of Rockford departed this earthly life Saturday, October 26, 2013 in Rockford Memorial Hospital after a short illness. He was born March 8, 1951 in Chidester, Arkansas the son of Donnie and Brodie Ingram. Harry lived in Rockford 55 years coming from Chidester. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army. He attended Auburn High School.
Harry leaves to cherish many loving memories, two daughters, Laureanette (Ambrus) Ingram-Crumby and Felicia Horton; four sons, Deon Smith, Harry S (Pamela) Ingram, Scott and Jamar Smith; seven grandchildren, four great grandchildren; mother, Brodie Ingram; six sisters, Bobbie Rigsby, Eva Proctor, Joyce Ingram, Kathy (Vernon) Henry, Brenda (Russell) Reynolds and Glenda Ingram; four brothers, Louis (Wilmer), John , Duane and Jeffery Ingram; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including special fiancée, Debra Burks. He was predeceased by his father, daughter, Harriett; four brothers, Benjamin, Thomas, twin brother, Larry and Donnie Ray Ingram.
Services will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Greater New Hope Baptist Church 4615 Auburn Street. Burial in Willwood Burial Park. Visitation will be held from 11:00a.m. until the time of service. Arrangements completed by Carl E. Ponds Funeral Home 2429 W. State St.