1935 – 2021
Alfredia Ward Ikner of Whiteville died Monday, May 17, in Columbus Regional Healthcare, Whiteville. She was 86.
Born in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Leamon George Ikner and Rosettie Williams Ikner.
She is survived by one daughter, Shelvey Jean Long of Clarendon; a son, Terrance Alverd Ward of Nakina; three sisters, Bufa Mae Milligan of Tabor City, Mary Patricia Shanahan of Whiteville, and Diane Ikner of Chadbourn; two brothers, Palmer Ikner of Lexington and Roy Dale Ikner of Clarendon; seven grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Larry Eugene Ward and Kenneth Earl Ward.
A graveside memorial service was planned for 11 a.m. Monday, May 24, in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Tabor City.
A guest register is available here.