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Wadus Lavone Ward: Whiteville

    Wadus Lavone Ward of Whiteville died Friday in the Lower Cape Fear Hospice & Life Care Center in Whiteville. He was 82.
    Born in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Fletcher Lavone Ward and Lena Long Ward. He was preceded in death by his wife Virginia Elease Barnhill Ward and one son, Ricky Ward.
    He is survived by two sons, Harold Lavone Ward of Whiteville and Michael Shane Ward of Nakina; one daughter, Lisa Ward Blackburn of Whiteville; one brother, Donnie Ward of Nakina; three sisters, Thetus Faulk and Evelyn Faulk of Nakina and Katherine Ward of Whiteville; six grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
    Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28, in Cornerstone Freewill Baptist Church Whiteville.
    Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, in Cornerstone Freewill Baptist Church with burial in the Palmyra Baptist Church Cemetery, Whiteville.
    A guest register is available here.

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