04/24/13 — MARJORIE C. WARD

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May 31, 1922-April 22, 2013

Maude Marjorie Coley Ward passed from this life Monday, April 22, 2013.

She was born May 31, 1922, to Nathan Paul and Maude Evans Coley in the Watery Branch community of Wayne County.

She completed her formal education at Greensboro College.

She married her husband of 63 years, retired Air Force Col. Ralph Harold Ward, and they traveled the world together until their retirement to Goldsboro, N.C., in 1966.

Margie was a lovely and elegant lady who lived life to its fullest!

She cherished her family, valued her many friends and loved beautiful things! She enjoyed playing bridge and attending many community events and activities. She loved being with people! In essence, Margie was a beautiful person inside and out in every sense of the word.

Margie is survived by a sister, Ada Grey Coley Hunt of Stantonsburg, N.C.; a niece, Coley Hunt Rhodes of Stantonsburg, N.C.; and a nephew, Seth Prior Hunt Sr. of Morganton, N.C.

She was loved by several nieces, nephews, other extended family and her many friends.

She will be missed more than words can say.

The family will receive friends Thursday, April 25, 2013, from 10 to 11 a.m. at St. Luke United Methodist Church, followed by a service to celebrate Margie's life at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Stantonsburg Cemetery, Stantonsburg, N.C.

Donations are suggested to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, N.C. 27534, or St. Luke United Methodist Church, 1608 E. Pine St., Goldsboro, N.C., 27530.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on April 24, 2013 1:48 PM