Jimmie Sue McMillan Ward

Born: Mon., Jan. 5, 1931
Died: Fri., Mar. 23, 2018


Graveside Service

3:00 PM Sun., Mar. 25, 2018
Location: Chadbourn Memorial Cemetery


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Chadbourn, NC
March 23, 2018
Jimmie Sue McMillan Ward, 87, of Chadbourn died Friday, March 23, 2018 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center in Whiteville, NC.  The daughter of the late Daniel Adam McMillan and Bessie Williamson.  Preceded in death by her sister, Ruby Rabon Spivey.  She was employed by the Columbus County Board of Education from 1953 until 1993.  Jimmie Sue was a member of Chadbourn Baptist Church.  Survivors include her husband, Thomas Tucker Ward, of the home; son, Tucker McMillan Ward and his wife Ava of Chadbourn and daughter Susan Ward Carroll and her husband, Dale of Cary, NC.  She served on the Chadbourn Town Council from 1996 through 2009.  For many years, she was an active member of the Chadbourn Strawberry Festival Association and former president of the Association.  She was also a former member of the Chadbourn Klondyke Order of the Eastern Star.  She attended Campbell College and graduated from East Carolina University.    No formal visitation will be held, however family and friends are welcome at the home at 702 N. Elm St., Chadbourn, NC.  A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 25th at Chadbourn Memorial Cemetery, with the Reverend Charles Franklin McDowell III of Chadbourn Presbyterian Church officiating.  The family requests in lieu of flowers memorials be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, NC 28472.

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Teresa Powell
   Posted Fri March 23, 2018
Mr. Tucker, know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I loved to hear Ms. Jimmie Sue laugh; it was infectious! She always had a smile for me. Thanks for the memories Ms. Sue!

Willie & Elsie Alston
   Posted Sat March 24, 2018
Sorry to hear about your love one. God will take care of you.

Barbara Eason (Alterations Plus)
   Posted Sat March 24, 2018
Mr. Tucker,Mac,Ava and family,sending my deepest sympathy.Learned to love this family forty years ago.Ms.Jimmie Sue will be missed by many.


Suzanne Harris
   Posted Sat March 24, 2018
Thinking of the family and remembering "Ms. Jimmie Sue"--she was a wonderful teacher to so many of us. I always loved her wit and intellect. I miss her but will continue to remember her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, her wonderful family.

Ila Penny
   Posted Sun March 25, 2018
I always liked Ms Jimmie Sue. She was such a sweet lady. Taught me at Williams Township, don't remember what grade, but she was good at what she did.
My condolences to Mack, Mr Tucker and all her family.

Karen Hinson McPherson
   Posted Sun March 25, 2018
Mrs. Jimmie Sue was a very special lady and will be dearly missed. We always enjoyed her wonderful hugs at Joe's, Dales, etc. With heartfelt prayers for all of her loved ones, Karen, JB, Shane and Brian

Terry & Vicki Dudney
   Posted Sun March 25, 2018
So sorry to hear about Mrs. Jimmie Sue. Our prayers of peace and comfort be given to you.

Columbus County Magistrates Office
   Posted Sun March 25, 2018
Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Tommy and Linda Hooks
   Posted Sun March 25, 2018
Sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

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