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Jean Madison  Ward
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Mrs. Dorothy “Jean” Madison Ward, age 87 of Ronda passed away Friday, February 2, 2018 at home.
Graveside services will be held 1:00 PM, Monday February 5, 2018 at Arbor Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with a memorial service to follow in Arbor Grove Baptist Church sanctuary. Rev. Kenneth Anderson will officiate. The family will receive friends immediately following the memorial service.
Mrs. Ward was born November 1, 1930 in Surry County to James Hugh and Mildred “Hazel” Casstevens Madison. She was a member of Arbor Grove Baptist Church. Dear to her heart were her grandchildren and great grandchildren. “Granny Jean” was a Foster Grandparent for 20 years at Roaring River Elementary School which she dearly loved along with the children that she worked with. She made a difference in those children’s lives. She loved the Lord with all her heart and soul and faithfully read her Bible and devotions daily. Mom left her greatest gift to us, which was her love.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; Grady Clyde Ward, a granddaughter; Lindsay Gray Ward, a great grandson; Colin Grant Ward and a brother; James Charles Madison.
She left to cherish her memory, a daughter; Donna Ward Foster and husband Jeff of Ronda, two sons; Joe Madison Ward and wife Janice of Statesville and Rick Ward and wife Janie of Hays, six grandchildren; Nathan Ward and wife Cindy, Ryan Ward and wife Rebecca, Matthew Ward, Seth Ward, Christy Foster and Adam Foster, four great grandchildren; Carter Ward, Caden Turner, Carsyn Ward and Camden Ward.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society PO Box 9 North Wilkesboro, NC 28659 or the Appalachian Foster Grandparent Program c/o University Advancement ASU Box 32007, Boone, NC 28608.
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1:00 PM
Arbor Grove Baptist Church

196 Arbor Grove Church Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Cemetery Details


Arbor Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

196 Arbor Grove Baptist Church Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Memorial Contribution

Appalachian Foster Grandparent Program c/o University Advancement ASU

Box 32007
Boone, NC

American Cancer Society - Relay for Life

PO Box 9
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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