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Sara Jernigan Ward: Green Sea

1946 – 2022

     Sara Jernigan Ward of Green Sea died peacefully Tuesday, April 26, in McLeod Loris hospital. She was 75.

     She was the daughter of the late James Carson Jernigan and Kathleen Ray Jernigan.

     She is survived by her husband, Elroy Ward of Green Sea; two sons, Michael Ward (April) of Green Sea and Mitchell D. Ward (Kim) of Whiteville; two brothers, Robert Jernigan of Conway and Tony Jernigan (Terri) of Murrells Inlet; a sister, Hilda Ward (Lonnie) of Tabor City; grandchildren Caleb Paul Ward, Caitlyn Elizabeth Ward, Koven Mitchell Ward, Alexis Rose Ward, Crystal Hester (Glenn), Brianna Hester, Christian Kane Lanier, Riley Savanna Lanier, Olivia Gabrielle Lanier; and one great grandchild.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Jernigan.

     Family extends a special thanks to her caretaker, Barbara Dixon, and home nurse Ashley Simmons, and all of the nurses of the ICU of McLeod Loris hospital for all the special care and attention given during this time.

     Funeral services were planned for 3 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel, burial following in Carolina Cemetery, Green Sea.

     A guest register is available here.