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Nina Claire Bryan Ward: Tabor City

1936 – 2018

     Nina Claire Bryan Ward of Tabor City and wife of Archie Leon Ward, Jr. died Friday, May 25, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach. She was 81.

     Mrs. Ward was born in Augusta, Georgia, a daughter of the late Wilson Jennings Bryan, Sr. and late Lois Bonnett Bryan.  She was a member of Tabor City Baptist Church.

     Mrs. Ward was preceded in death by an infant daughter and a brother, Wilson J. Bryan , Jr.

     Surviving in addition to her husband of Tabor City are, one son, Charles Ward (Paula) of Tabor City; two daughters, Angela Ward Gore (Rev. Scott Gore) of Whiteville, and Donna Ward Courtney (Andrew) of Little River; two grandchildren, Trey Jones and Raegan Jones; and two sisters, Martha Bryan Smith of North Augusta, South Carolina and Eloise Bryan Jenkins of Thomson, Georgia.

     A memorial service was planned for 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 29 at Tabor City Baptist Church with Rev. Scott Gore and Dr. John Gambrell officiating.

     Family planned to receive friends from 12:30 until the time of service in the church sanctuary.

     Memorials may be sent to the Beth R. Woody Music Scholarship Fund, c/o Tabor City Baptist Church, 200 Live Oak Street, Tabor City, NC 28463.

     A guest register is available here.