Ward, Sandy Howard (Menlo)

Monday, December 31, 2012

Sandy Howard Ward, 86, of Menlo, Georgia, died on Sunday, December 30, 2012 at Floyd Medical Center.

Mr. Ward was born January 28, 1926, in Blanche, Ala., the son of the late William David Ward and Molly Burk Ward. He was retired from Harriet and Henderson Cotton Mill.

Mr. Ward is survived by his wife of 64 years, Margaret Lea Ward; sons and daughters-in-law, Howard and Linda Ward, Andrew Ray Ward, Sammy Wayne Ward, and Richard Dale and Pam Ward; daughters and sons-in-law, Bernice Uvon Ward, Annette and Ron Stewart, Terry Denise “Tracy” Easton, and Mary Hellen Bond; 23 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a. m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, with Reverend Billy Wright and Reverend Mike Odom officiating. Burial will follow in Bankhead Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be his nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandsons.

Mr. Ward will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 1. 


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