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John Colon Ward: Nakina

1937 – 2022

     John Colon Ward of Nakina died Sunday May 29, in Columbus Regional Healthcare, Whiteville. He was 85.

     Born in Columbus County, he was the son of the late John Craven Ward and Beatrice Jenrette Ward. In addition to his parent’s, he was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Pearce Ward; son Sam Ward; and three sisters, Joyce Robins, Dare Long, Dalma Ray Johnson.

     He is survived by one daughter, Karen Williams and husband Danny of Fayetteville; three grandchildren, Daniel Williams, Amy Powell and husband Joshua, Holly Ward; and two great grandchildren; Annalise Powell, Zelda Powell.

     Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel, burial following in Ward Cemetery, Mooney Ford Road, Nakina.

     Visitation was planned for the hour preceding the service in the chapel.

     In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

     A guest register is available here.