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Susan Gray Ward, 64, of 4004 Virginia Road, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Vidant Chowan Hospital.
Miss Ward was born in Suffolk, Va. and was the daughter of the late James F. "Capp" and Vivian Webb Ward. A retired nurse's assistant from both Chowan Hospital and Britthaven Nursing Home, she was a member of Warwick Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday School teacher and was active in the W.M.U. Other enjoyments included the fellowship she shared as a member of the Ballard's Bridge Baptist Church Walking Group.
Surviving are her brother, Jimmy Ward and wife, Carolyn, of Tyner; two nieces, Rachel Ward of Tyner and Sarah Lage and husband, Richard, of Wichita Falls, Texas; and a nephew, Jason Ward and wife, Kristen, and their daughter, Taylor Rose Ward of Tyner; and many other extended family members and friends.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Warwick Baptist Church by the Rev. Frank Ellington. Burial will follow in the Ward Family Cemetery on Sign Pine Road. Friends may join the family today from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Miller Funeral Home & Crematory, 735 Virginia Road, Edenton, and other times at Jimmy and Carolyn's home, 3951 Virginia Road. Flowers are welcomed, or contributions in her memory may be made to the Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina, P.O. Box 338, Thomasville, NC 27361-0338. (www.bchfamily.org)
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.millerfhc.com.
Published in The Daily Advance on Nov. 18, 2013