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Dorothy Daggs Jones Ward, a native of New Orleans, passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at the age of 89. For I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race. I have kept the faith. 2nd Timothy 4:7
Dorothy Ward was born July 30, 1927 to the late Albert and Ollie Daggs. Beloved wife of the late Willie Ward. Mother of Beatrice Robinson (McDonough), Rev. Warren Jones Jr., Ollie Vincent (Adolph), Aaron Jones (Isabel), Elton Jones (Gail), Jessie Jones, Kelvin Jones (Jackie), Terrell Ward and the late Waymon Jones; step children, Ronald Ward (Shelia), Jeanette Clark, Dianne Adams , Raseen Ward, the late Melvin and Tyrone Ward; Sister of the late Albert and Joseph Daggs, Clara Barbier, Betsy Jackson and Alice Julien; Sister-in-law of Audrey Allridge, 36 grandchildren, 63 great grandchildren, 9 great, great grandchildren. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Funeral Service on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 11:00 am at New Salem Baptist Church, 1530 Alvar Street. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am. Rev. Warren Jones Jr. officiating. Interment: Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave.