Mary Harvey Ward
January 25, 1929 – July 29, 2019
Funeral services for Mary Harvey Ward, 90, of Cairo, GA, are at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, August 1, 2019, at the First Baptist Church, Cairo, GA. Rev. Ron McCaskill and Rev. Chris Allen will officiate. Services will conclude at the church. Private interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Mrs. Ward passed away at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, GA, on Monday, July 29, 2019.
Mrs. Ward was born on January 25, 1929, in Buena Vista, GA, to the late Jack Earl Harvey, Sr. and Christine Harris Harvey. She was married to Henley Irving Ward, who preceded her in death on July 4, 2016. They were married for 67 years. She graduated from the University of Georgia. She retired as an educator. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cairo.
Survivors include: son, Dennis Ward and daughter-in-law, Sharon B. Ward of Cairo, GA; two grandchildren, Candace M. Childs (A. J.), Joshua M. Ward; two great-grandchildren, Kady A. Childs and Andy B. Childs, all of Cairo, GA.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; husband; son, Philip Irving Ward; and a brother, Jack Earl Harvey, Jr.
Memorials may be made in Mrs. Ward’s memory to: American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas TX 75231; or the Cairo First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 1538, Cairo, GA 39828.
The family will receive friends immediately following the funeral service at the church.