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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Helen Agnes Tolbert Ward, age 85 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, June 10, 2018. Mrs. Ward was born in Athens, Georgia a daughter of the late Luther Calvin Tolbert and the late Odessa Seagraves Tolbert, was a homemaker and a member of Victory Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Ward is preceded by a step-mother, Vonner Tolbert, brothers, Buford, Bobby Ray and Luther Tolbert, daughter Elaine Aaron, son, Steve Ward and her husband Clyde Ward.
Survivors include two grandaughters, Amanda Hewell and her husband Matthew of Gillsville, Celena Chatham and her husband Dwayne of Talmo. Two great-grandchildren, Eli and Susannah Hewell of Gillsville. Sisters, Barbara Colwell of North Carolina, Eula May Neese of Pendergrass, Brenda Langford of Maysville, Carolyn Rhome of Athens, Patsy Ginn of Athens, and Betty Sue Tolbert of Athens. One brother, CalvinTolbert of Athens also survives.
Graveside funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday, June 14, 2018 from the Woodbine Cemetery with Reverend Chad Dale officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 10:00 -10:45 A.M. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 105 Westpark Drive, Suite C, Athens, Georgia 30606.
Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.
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American Cancer Society
105 Westpark Drive, Suite C, Athens GA 30606