North Santa Rosa

Eunice Ward

Eunice WardEunice Ward (January 21, 1918 – November 11, 2012)


Eunice L. Ward, born Harris, passed away at age 94 on November 11, 2012 at Century Care Center. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Lewis L. Ward, her parents James W. and Costilla Harris, her second son Earl L. Ward, her daughter twin Gloria F. Brown, her son-in-law Derrill Starling, and her five brothers and two sisters. Mrs. Ward is survived by her son Paul Von Ward (Tonette Long). Her daughter twin Flora Starling, and daughter Dianne Mrowiec (Edward Mroweic), eleven grandchildren and a dozen great-grandchildren. Mrs. Ward was a native of Geneva County, Alabama and a resident of Jay, Florida for over 73 years. She was a devoted and loving wife, dedicated mother of five children, a doting grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a faithful member of Pine Level Baptist Church, a caring housewife and co-worker with her farmer husband, and a renowned matriarch of the Ward and Harris communities. Mrs. Ward will be missed by all of those who respected her family values, dignity, and honorable reputation in the Jay rural area. She will be particularly remembered by her extended family and friends alike for her, acute mind, sharp wit, wide reading and study, self-sufficiency, and independence. She managed her own life to the very end. Visitation will be at the Jay Funeral Home on Thursday, November 15, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Pine Level Baptist Church on Friday the 16th at 1:00, with Reverend Mark Stuart officiating and Reverend Paul Von Ward delivering the eulogy. Interment will follow at the Ward Family Cemetery on Morristown Road. Pallbearers are James Ward, Roy Ward, David Ward, Tony Starling, Greg Brown, and Freddy Brown. Special thanks to the Century Care Center and its wonderful, professional, and caring staff for their attention and support over the last three months. In lieu of flowers, Mrs. Ward asked that contributions be made to Pine Level Church. Jay Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 



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