Marva Ann Broussard Ward

Friday, September 6, 2019
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Marva Ann Broussard Ward, 79, departed this life on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at Camelot Brookside Nursing Home in Jennings.

Visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at 9 a.m., with a funeral service at 11 a.m. at Our Lady Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Jennings, with Father Jude Fernando officiating.

Burial will follow in Mermentau Memorial Cemetery in Mermentau under the direction of King’s Funeral Home.

She was born Nov. 29, 1939, to Planey and Ethel Louise Broussard in Mermentau. She worked with Jeff Davis Parish School Board as a cafeteria technician until her retirement.

She leaves to cherish her memories her son, Errol “Toby” Ward, II, (Raynetta); two sisters, Ann Jerline Rideaux-Hunter and Margaret Ann Leopold; four grandchildren, Deoshanell Ward, D’Andrea Ward, Whitney Freeman and Jared Broussard; eight great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Planey and Ethel Brossard; her husband, Errol Ward, Sr.; one son, Andre Ward; one sister, Barbara Pete; and four brothers, Sterling Broussard, Ronald Broussard, Paul Broussard, Sr., and Joseph Broussard.

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Published in Jennings Daily News September 6, 2019