Funeral services for Mary C. Ward will be held Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden with the Rev. Jerry Brennen officiating. Interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Minden. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, 2016 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home.
Mary was born Nov. 20, 1927 in Wetumpka, Alabama and entered into rest Aug. 6, 2016 in Minden.
She was preceded in death by her parents Baker and Eula Cardwell, her husband of 70 years Ray M. Ward Sr. and five brothers.
She is survived by her sons Ray M. Ward Jr. and wife Kathy of Minden and Kevin L. Ward and wife Sara of Colorado, six grandsons and two granddaughters.
Pallbearers will be Larry Cardwell, Keith Craig, Daniel Loera, Shane Ward, Tell Ward, Dillard Sikes and Todd McCormick.
Honorary pallbearers will be Grover Sikes, Tom Garland, Otto Krouse, O.A. Garland and John Lyles.