Carol L. Ward

Carol Larraine Ward, 75, of Hopewell, passed away on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. She was the daughter of the late James Franks and Irene Elby Franks. She was also preceded in death by her dear friend Sugie Willey.

Carol had a special bond and love for her girlfriends where they shared shopping, eating out, and just being together. She was a breast cancer survivor. She loved spending time with her family and friends, especially her granddaughter.

Carol is survived by: her husband, Larry E. Ward Sr.; son, Larry E. Ward Jr. and his wife, Teresa; granddaughter, Cameron Ward; brother, James Franks Jr. and his wife, Midge; lifelong friend, Gayle Slade; close family friend, Jennifer Lewis; several nieces; nephews; and other extended family; and friends.

Her family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services. A funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, also at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Bermuda Memorial Park. Condolences may be registered at

Funeral Home

J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home, Inc. - Hopewell Chapel
820 West Broadway Avenue Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 458-8516

Published in The Progress-Index on Dec. 4, 2013