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John S. 'Onnie' Ward

May 24, 1927 May 14, 2012
John S. 'Onnie' Ward
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Obituary for John S. 'Onnie' Ward

John S. 'Onnie' Ward, 84, of Virginia Beach, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 14, 2012. John was born on May 24, 1927 in Columbia, North Carolina to the late William Stafford Ward and Mary Caroline 'Callie' Ward and was predeceased by his brother Roger Ward. John was a member of Kings Grant Baptist Church in Virginia Beach, Virginia, a World War II Veteran and was a member of Kempsville Masonic Lodge No. 176. John retired as a Supervisor with Verizon Telephone Company formerly C&P Telephone. He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-seven years, Sarah Faye Ward of Virginia Beach, Virginia; sons, Michael Ward and wife Gloria of Onley, Maryland and H. Mark Ward of Virginia Beach, Virginia; sister, Rita Haynes and husband Bobby of Gray, Georgia and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Kings Grant Baptist Church in Virginia Beach with Reverend Skip Wallace officiating. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at 1:00 p.m. at Princess Anne Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Kings Grant Baptist Church or a charity of your choice. Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell, North Carolina and Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home in Virginia Beach, Virginia.


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