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Forrest Ward

January 5, 1922 — February 19, 2011

Bills McGaugh Funeral Home Obituary Notice

Mr. Forrest Ward Sr. age 89, of Lewisburg, passed away on Saturday, February 19, 2011 at NHC- Lewisburg.

A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Mary Pratt Ward and Duncan Ward. He was a retired employee of Faber Castell Corporation and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lewisburg.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one son, Forrest Ward Jr., three sisters; Attie Miller, Elizabeth Butler and Betty Jane Fry, one half sister Faye Long.

Survivors include his loving wife Ruth Crouch Ward of Lewisburg, one son, Garry Lee Ward of Lewisburg, one sister Melba Stanfill of Louisiana one half sister Barbara Fry, two half brothers; Jerry Ward and Ray Ward
Three grandsons Garry Ladon Ward, Jonathan Taulby Ward and Steven Forrest Ward, one grand daughter, Katina Lynn Leonard. Nine great grandchildren and four great great grand children along with several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services for Mr. Ward will be conducted on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 1:00 Pm from the chapel of Bills McGaugh Funeral Home with burial to follow in Sunset Park Cemetery with Dr. Tom Dumser officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the First Baptist Church Memorial Fund

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