CLINTON — Mrs. Sylvia Yates Ward, 87, of Clinton, passed away Monday, May 27, 2013, at Arbor Place in Clinton.
Mrs. Ward was a waitress working in many Fulton restaurants and a member of First Baptist Church of Clinton.
Mrs. Ward is survived by a son, Stevie Ward of Grand Rivers; a sister, Emarea Hixon of Bardwell; her grandchildren, Trevor Ward of Dukedom, Tenn., David Romero of Clinton, Lacey Perez of Hickman, J.T. Turner of Dresden, Tenn., and Zachary Turner of Clinton; and four great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Ward was preceded in death by her husband, Wray Ward; her parents, Neal and Beatrice Wooden Yates; and one brother, Malcom Yates.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 30, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Chapel in Clinton with burial in Clinton Cemetery. The Revs. Kevin Clark and Irvin Stroud will officiate. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Clinton. Donations can be made to: First Baptist Church, 320 Mayfield Rd., Clinton, KY 42031; Hickman County Ambulance Service, 324 James Phillips Drive, Clinton, KY 42031; or Hickman County Relay for Life, 220 East Clay St., Clinton, KY. 42031.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge of services.