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Olin Wilson Ward Jr.

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Olin Wilson Ward, Jr.

Memorial services for Mr. Olin Wilson Ward, Jr. will be held at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at St. Winnifred Catholic Church in Effie with Father Paul Kunnumpuram officiating. Interment will be in French Cemetery in Effie. Arrangements are under the direction of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Marksville.

Mr. Ward, age 72, of Center Point, passed away at his residence on Friday, March 21, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Olin Wilson Ward, Sr. and Gertrude Gay Ward.

He served in the Air Force from 1960 to 1964 and retired after 33 years as a trainer with International Paper Company in Pineville.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Audrey Bordelon Ward, two daughters, Ann Beaubouef and husband E. W. of Effie, Mary Ward of Alexandria, one brother, Ray Ward of Richmond Hill, GA, one sister, Francis Twomey of Richmond Hill, GA, two grandsons, Colton Ward Delaney and Peyton Ward Delaney.

Visitation will be held at St. Winnifred Catholic Church at 2:00 p.m. until time of service on Wednesday.

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Published in The Town Talk on Mar. 25, 2014
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