Sister Ward

Sister Ward Obituary

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Age - 68

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October 6, 2023

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Birmingham, AL

Sister Annie R. Ward was born March 11, 1955, in Birmingham, AL to the late Mr. Jackson C. Ward and Mrs. Katie L. Ward. Annie was a caring daughter, sister, aunt and friend. Although she was the fourth of seven children, she was the "commander in chief" of the Ward clan and the rock of the family. Annie entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 30, 2023. At an early age, Annie expressed her belief in Christ and joined Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church. She served on the Willing Workers Usher Board and was a faithful member of the Courtesy Guild. Annie was educated in the Birmingham Public School System (Council Elementary and Western-Olin High School - class of 1973). She attended Alabama A&M University and received a B. S. Degree from Samford University. Annie was employed with Alabama Power for nineteen years, and worked as a Senior Clerk, Chief Clerk and Contract Analyst. In 1999, Annie began her career with the Jefferson County Commission as a Buyer. During her time there, she also worked as a Principal Buyer, Interim Purchasing Agent and Inventory Manager. After eighteen years with the County, Annie retired in 2017. Annie's memory will forever be cherished by her mother, Katie L. Ward; four sisters: Betty Fann, Eula Dew, Brenda Ragland and Jackie (Cleo) Truss, all of Birmingham, AL; two brothers: Tim A. Ward and Christopher Ward, Sr. (Trina) both of Birmingham, AL; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends. The relatives and friends of Sister Annie Ward are invited to attend her Celebration of Life Service on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 11:00 a. m. from Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church Ensley with interment immediately following the services at Valhalla Cemetery in Midfield, Alabama. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of , please .

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