Annie Ruth Sapp: Panama City, Fla.

1947 – 2018

     Annie Ruth Sapp of Panama City, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Dec. 16. She was  71.

     She passed away peacefully at home after an illness. Ms. Sapp was born on Aug. 13, 1947 in Horry County, to the late Tommie R. Ward and the late Clara  Hawks Ward Guyton.

     Survivors include her three sisters, Doris Marilyn Ward Hayes of Louisiana, Janice Ward Anderson of Panama City, Florida and Sarah Ward Smith and husband, Paul of Little River, along with lots of nieces and nephews.

     In addition to her parents, Ms. Sapp was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Sapp; four brothers, James Norwood Ward, Tommy LeRoy Ward, Billy Don Ward and Danny W. Ward; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Dew Ward and Ruby Duncan Ward; nephew, John Terrace Martin and niece, Ruby Jane Ward.

     Annie Ruth will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

     Memorial services were planned for 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, at Pleasant Plain Baptist Church, with Rev. Mack Hutson officiating.

     A guest register is available here.