UNION — Mrs. Annette Trakas Ward, 81, wife of John L. “Pye” Ward, 1578 Santuck-Carlisle Highway, Union, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Ellen Sagar Nursing Home.
Mrs. Ward was born in Woodruff, May 9, 1931, a daughter of the late Pete and Virgie Coleman Trakas. She was a graduate of Union High School and retired from Conso Products. Mrs. Ward was a member of Fairview Baptist Church where she served as church treasurer.
Surviving in addition to her husband are two sons, John Ward and wife Tonie of Union and Timothy Lynn Ward and wife Elizabeth of Myrtle Beach; two sisters, Betty Duncan and Vera Copeland and husband Maxie, all of Buffalo; two grandsons, Mitchell Ward and Nicholas Ward, both of Union; and a granddaughter, Meredith Ward of Myrtle Beach.
Mrs. Ward was predeceased by four brothers and three sisters.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2013 at Fairview Baptist Church conducted by Rev. David Lewis. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens.
Active pallbearers will be Dan Arnold, Robin Arnold, Ronnie Carter, Mitchell Ward, Nicholas Ward and Billy West.
Visitation will be held 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
The family will be at the home, 1578 Santuck-Carlisle Highway, Union.
The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc.