Marilyn Wise Ard Mrs. Marilyn Wise Ard, age 73, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013, at McLeod Regional Medical Center following an extended illness. Born November 30, 1939, in the Hannah community, Marilyn was the daughter of the late Charlie and Ruby Poston Wise. She was a member of Mill Branch Free Will Baptist Church. Mrs. Ard was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Survivors include her loving and devoted husband of 57 years, L. E. Ard; children, Carroll E. (Virginia) Ard, Sharon A. (Rev. Craig) Cribb, Susan A. Baxley (fiance, Jerry Gibbons), Clark M. ( Sandy) Ard, and Chann E. (Kimberly) Ard; 8 grandchildren; great-grand children; 5 sisters; and 3 brothers. Mrs. Ard was pre-deceased by a great-grand-son, Samuel E. Ard. Funeral services, conducted by Morris Funeral Home of Hemingway, will be held at 11:00AM Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at Mill Branch Free Will Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Mill Branch cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church beginning at 10:00AM Tuesday. Memorials may be made to the Mill Branch Free Will Baptist Church, 224 Evans Road, Johnsonville, SC, 29555 or to Deaf Story Church at Hoffmeyer Road Baptist Church, P. O. Box 3905, Florence, SC, 29502. Please sign the guest-book at www.morris- funeralhome.com.
This obituary was originally published in the Morning News (Florence, SC).