Betty J. Ward

Published 9:52 am Tuesday, November 15, 2022

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Betty Jean Ward, 91, of Atlanta, Ga., previously of Atmore, passed away peacefully in her sleep on the morning of Nov. 1, 2022 surrounded by her son and husband.

Betty is preceded in death by both of her parents, Brady Redford Steele and Nanie Beasley Steele; her two brothers, Alton Redford Steele and Ronald Wayne Steele; and her son, Gregory Clark Ward.

Betty is survived by her husband, Clark Hill Ward; her daughter, Kathryn Ward Ochoa; her son, Jason Steele Ward; three grandchildren, Heather Ashley Feller, Heath Edward Harrison and Jordan Steele Spaulding; six great-grandchildren, Zachary Wayne Feller, Makenzie Kathryn Feller, Madison Hill Feller, Haleigh Elizabeth Harrison, Gregory Crosby Harrison and Ryleigh Austyn Harrison; and one great-great grandchild, Stokley Hill Feller.

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Funeral services were held on Nov. 7, 2022 at First Baptist Church of Atmore, 310 S. Main St., Atmore. Interment followed at Walnut Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, 5741 Arthur Brown Rd., McDavid, Fla. 32568.

Active pallbearers were Casey Feller, Zachary Feller, Heath Harrison, Crosby Harrison, Lamar Godwin and Douglas Godwin.

Honorary pallbearer was Marvin Risher.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.