Opal I. Lord, 83, of Hartford City, mother of Pastor Kenton Lord of Calvary UMC of Bippus, Ind. (northwest of Huntington), died Friday, March 26, 2010. She was a former Mayor of Hartford City. A memorial service is scheduled to be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 30 at Grace United Methodist Church, 312 W. Washington Street in Hartford City, with the Rev. Dr. Gary Hall presiding. Burial will follow in Buckles Cemetery, west of Dunkirk in Niles Township, Delaware County. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church. Survivors include: her son, K.M. Lord of Somerset. Condolences can be sent to the Rev. Kenton Lord, PO Box 224, Somerset, IN 46984. Memorials can be made to the American Diabetes Association or any church of the donor’s choice.