Dorothy “Jane” Ward, 88, passed Saturday, November 25, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Merle and Albert Smith and predeceased by her brother Colan Smith. She grew up in South Norfolk, attending South Norfolk High School. She was a founding member of the Cape Henry Model A Club; a member of the AACA and Chevy Lovers Club.
Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband of 42 years, Robert Ward; sons, Blair Thompson and his wife Tina, Mark Ward and wife Terry, Lee Ward and his wife Lori; grandchildren, Shawna and Joey Ward, Meredith Clark and Leah Thompson; great-grandchildren Alyssa Mayes and Stryker Ward; brother, Larry Smith of Chesapeake; and sister, Dolly Richards of Greenville, NC. Family and friends will be received on Thursday from 6-8pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road in Virginia Beach. Services will be held Friday December 1, 2017 1:00 pm at the funeral home with Dr. Ken Barnes officiating. Interment will follow at Rosewood Memorial Park. Online condolences may be left to the family here on her memorial page below.
Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017
Date: Friday, December 1, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm