Mrs. Ward died Sunday, May 26, 2013, following a sudden illness.
Born Feb. 11, 1963, in Atlanta, she was the daughter of Morris C. Patrick Sr. and Jean Smith Patrick of Cornelia. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lucinda L. Patrick Rogowski; maternal grandparents, Clyde and Sadie Smith; paternal grandparents, Carl and Nellie Parker Patrick; and brother, Morris C. Patrick Jr.
Nora was associated with Gatlinburg Memories in Gatlinburg, Tenn. She was of the Apostolic faith.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Carl W. Ward of Pigeon Forge, Tenn.; daughters, Jessica Gilstrap and Jeanelle Crozier, both of Pigeon Forge, Tenn.; sister, Marsha Marie Patrick of Cornelia; and eight grandchildren.
Donations to help with final expenses may be made to the Nora Patrick Ward Memorial Fund, c/o Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, P.O. Box 58, Demorest, GA 30535.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Ward family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
The Northeast Georgian
June 7, 2013