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Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Sunday December 5th, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Funeral Service

Beam Funeral Service & Crematory
Sunday December 5th, 2021
3:00pm

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Johnny Alvin "Al" Ward

Johnny Alvin Ward of Marion, passed away Thursday, December 2, 2021 at his residence.

Al was born in Marion, North Carolina on June 2, 1931 to the late Clarence Woody Ward and Hessie Morgan Ward. Al worked in the furniture industry as a molding machine operator. He retired from Drexel Furniture after 36 years of service. Following retirement he enjoyed working with his cattle and farming. Al was a member of Rocky Pass Free Will Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Al is survived by his wife of 63 years, Jean Williams Ward; two Children, Janet Ward Vess (David) and Joel Ward (Kim); two Grandchildren, Rachel Weathers (Kemp) and Jennings Vess (Karlee); one great-grandchild Allee Weathers and one on the way.

A funeral service will be held Sunday December 5, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Beam Funeral Service with the Rev. Alan Sailors officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Rocky Pass FWB church cemetery.

Flowers are accepted, but those wishing to make donations should consider Rocky Pass FWB Church at 6995 Harmony Grove Road, Nebo, NC 28761.


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David & Lisa kirkland Dec 13 2021 8:27 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Johnny Ward

W G & Laura Harrison Dec 6 2021 11:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Johnny Ward

Greg & Melissa Stevenson Dec 5 2021 10:49 PM

Thoughts and prayers for your family.

Cathy Boles Halterman Dec 5 2021 11:32 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Johnny Ward

Wanda Glenn Dec 5 2021 9:19 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Johnny Ward

Brent Silver Dec 4 2021 8:06 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Johnny Ward

Kathy Crawley Dec 4 2021 6:13 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Johnny Ward

Ray and Rhonda Price Dec 4 2021 11:52 AM

Jean and family, so sorry and sad for you all. I Pray our Lord will be with you all and comfort you and give you peace.

SueTaylor Dec 4 2021 10:44 AM

Praying for all of you. We love you.

Tameka & Bryce Dec 4 2021 10:39 AM

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