Ms. Mary Louise Ward

September 9, 1921 ~ May 3, 2021 (age 99)


WARD: Ms. Mary Louise Cherry Ward of McDonough, Georgia passed May 3, 2021. Ms. Mary Louise Ward, the third of four children, was born in to Paul and Fannie Locke Cherry in Hassle, North Carolina. Mary became a resident of Portsmouth, Virginia in her early 20's and was married for 67 years to Lucious Ward. Mary spent her final years in McDonough, Georgia. She was blessed with two duaghter, Jackie Weaver (deceased) and Brenda Penny. Mary leaves behind one daughter, Brenda Penny (husband, MacArthur); four grandchildren, Christian Penny and family, Courtney Brody and family, Penelope Weaver and family, and Donnie Weaver and family; eight great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends . A private family viewing will be held at Thursday, May 6, 2021, 11:00a.m. to 2:00p.m at Legacy Funeral Home, 8968 Fayetteville Road Jonesboro, Georgia; another viewing will be held Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 2:00p.m. to 6:00p.m. at Metropolitan Funeral Home, 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, Virginia.

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