The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


March 29, 2013

Edward “Buddy” Ward

Funeral services for Edward “Buddy” Ward, 77, of Palestine, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Bailey & Foster Chapel with Dan Manuel and David Schitoskey officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Church Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster Palestine.

Mr. Ward passed away Thursday in Palestine.  

He was born Nov. 26, 1935 in Montalba, to John Wesley Ward and Bennie Mary Hogg Ward.  

He was a member of Crockett Road Church of Christ.

Mr. Ward was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Ruby Vance; brothers, George W. Ward and Donald Ward.  

He is survived by sisters, Audrey Schitoskey of Palestine and Ann Ward Moy of Dallas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be nephews and great-nephews.

Condolence calls will be received one hour before the service at Bailey & Foster.

In lieu of flowers family request donations be made to charity of choice.

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