MS. SARAH OLETA WARD, age 96, of Summerville, Georgia passed away Saturday morning in the local nursing home. A native of Dekalb County, Alabama She was born on July 25, 1913 to the late William Henry and Emily Ida Biddle Keith. Ms. Ward was a member of South Summerville Baptist Church and was preceded in death by sisters the late Margie Keith, the late Lovella Crook, and the late Beatrice Williams; brother-the late Oscar Keith; daughter-in-law- the late Jeannette Peek.

Surviving are daughter & son-in-law-Calla Mae & Norman Bryant of Summerville; son-Kenneth Peek of Henegar, AL.; granddaughters-Ami Heckler of Rainsville, Al., Kay Upton of Boaz, Al., & Tracy Tietgens of Lewisburg, TN.; grandsons-Dennis Bryant, Anthony Bryant, and Alan Bryant all of Summerville; great grandsons-Jeremy Bell, Kevin Akin, Landon Bryant, Calen Cooper, Ryan Tietgens, Eric Tietgens, & Brian Heckler; great granddaughters-Michelle Rowell, Kristen Watson, Stephanie Herring, Hunter Bryant, Hensley Bryant, Sarah Tietgens; great great granddaughters-Madison Jones, Ava Herring, Brody Bryant; great great grandson-Trenton Rowell; several Nieces & Nephews.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Bryant and Rev. David Craven officiating, interment in Liberty Cemetery, Henegar, AL.. Active Pallbearers Grandsons and Great Grandsons; Honorary Pallbearers Dr. Bruce Lee, Billy Nalley, and Staff of Oak View Nursing Home, and special friend Carl McKenzie. Visitation will be Sunday 1 until 3 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Ms. Sarah Oleta Ward.