Funeral services for Sis. Mary L. Ward, 75, Tyler will be 11am, Saturday at Houston Temple C.O.G.I.C. with Elder J. Granberry, eulogist. Burial will be Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of John R. Harmon Undertaking Co. Mrs. Ward passed February 12, 2017 in Tyler. Preceding her in death was her parents, Charlie and Alzora Smith, son, Alvin Ward, Sr., and one brother, Charlie Ray Smith, and one sister, Linda Pendgraft. Those left to cherish her memories include: her husband, James Ward, Tyler, three sons, Charles L. Ward, Calvin A. Ward, Sr., and George M. "Peanut" Ward all of Tyler; two daughters, Zola F. Bradley (Louis), Georgia and Rebecca Simmons, Tyler; three sisters, Exzola Solomon, Georgia, Dorothy Ward, Overton, and Ruby Jasper, Tyler; nine grandchildren; and sixteen great- grandchildren.
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