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Alice Irene “Cricket” Ward Small: Tabor City

1937 – 2022

     Alice Irene “Cricket” Ward Small of Tabor City passed away Sunday, March 20, in McLeod Loris hospital. She was 85.

     Born Feb. 7, 1937 in Tabor City, she was a daughter of the late Lonzie D. Ward and Doretha Bell (Grainger) Ward.

     She is survived by one daughter, Jeanene Tyree of Whiteville; a brother, Elton Ward of Florida; four grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.

     She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harvey Troy Small; a son, Anthony Troy Small; one daughter, Lori Nobles; one grandson; five brothers; and five sisters.

     Visitation was planned from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at Inman Ward Funeral Home and Crematory.

     Burial will take place later in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

     A guest register is available here.