Lily Alice Ward

February 23, 1952 ~ October 23, 2021 (age 69)


Ms. Lily Alice McGee Ward was born February 23, 1952, to Mr. Elliott McGee and Miss Mattie Pearl Birk. From the age of one to her adult life, she was raised by Mrs. Alberta McCrary who loved her until her passing.

She attended the public schools of Laurens County, South Carolina where she was a graduate of the Laurens District 55 High School Class of 1971.

Lily was a member of The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness where she remained faithful until her death.

She was preceded in death by one son, Kenneth Ward; two sisters; Margie Ann Mickens and Loretta Summers; and two brothers: William McGee and John Earl McGee.

On Saturday, October 23, 2021, Ms. Lily Alice Ward entered Eternal Rest at her home in Laurens County, South Carolina at the age of sixty-nine.

She leaves to cherish her loving memories one daughter, Miss Katina (Josh) Pondexter of St Matthews, SC; one son, Benjamin Earl Ward of Laurens, SC; six grandchildren: Kiana McGee, Kristin Pondexter, and Kennedy Pondexter all of St. Matthews, SC, Tyrese Ward, Tytavian Ward, and NyJaia Ward all of Laurens, SC; one brother, Mr. Elliott McGee, Jr. of Laurens, SC; Mr. Rossie and Carol McGee of Cross Hill, SC; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


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 Service Program


October 31, 2021

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sanders-Thompson Mortuary, LLC
1235 S Bell Street
Clinton, SC 29325

Celebration of Life
November 1, 2021

2:00 PM
Sanders-Thompson Mortuary, LLC
1235 S Bell Street
Clinton, SC 29325

Interment following funeral service
November 1, 2021

Mt Vernon AME Church
347 Mt. Vernon Church Rd
Laurens, SC 29360

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