Mrs. Galloway died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 at Hubbard House Hospice Care, South Charleston, W.Va.
Born April 4, 1928, in Cornelia, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Minyard Ward and Hattie Mae Smith-Ward.
She graduated high school and was a telephone operator for Southern Bell. A military wife to William H. Galloway, she lived all over the United States, including Hawaii. After retirement, they moved to Clarkesville, and lived there for 17 years before moving in with her daughter and son-in-law in Hurricane, W.Va., in 2007. She was a Baptist by faith and attended Bible Study with the Teays Valley Newcomers and Neighbors, as well as many other activities with the group. She enjoyed meeting new friends and having fun with the ladies.
Surviving Mary are her daughter, Diane Howell, and husband, Peter Paul Howell, of Hurricane, W.Va.; her granddaughters, April D. Craft, her husband Scott A. Craft and great-grandchildren Brett and Ethan Craft of Greensburg, Pa., and Connie Lynn Howell of Huntington, W.Va. She is also survived by Clifton and Sandra Ward, Maybelle and Ralph White, Alice Warwick, Arlene and Michel Clouatre and several cousins, all residing in Georgia or South Carolina.
Condolences may also be shared by visiting chapmanfuneralhomes.com.
Chapman Funeral Homes, Hurricane, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
Wednesday, August 28, 2013