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Mrs. Della Ward was born in Collin County, Texas. She
met and married Elmer Ward.
She leaves three sons; Beverly Stinnett, Los Angeles,
California; P.M.Stinnett, Van Alstyne; Cleo Stinnett, Van Alstyne; one
sister, Mattie Lewis, Denton; three brothers, Hugh Lee Wilson and Mallie
D. Wilson, Pilot Point, and A.W.Wilson, Denton; and six grandchildren.
June 29, 1993
ALSTYNE - Graveside services for Elmer Ward, 100, who died June 25,
1993, at Wilson N. Jones Memorial Hospital in Sherman, will be at 10
a.m. Wednesday at Van Alstyne Cemetery.
He was born May 16, 1893 in
Van Alstyne, a son of Ben and Nanny Ward. He married I.B.McCollum, who
preceded him in death. He was a member of Morning Chapel C.M.E. Church
in Van Alstyne.
Survivors include one brother, James L. Ward, of Los
Angeles; one granddaughter, Betty Frazier Wells of Capitol Heights,
Md.; five great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Smith Memorial Chapel is assisting with the service.