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Janice Vickers Ward

August 21, 1936 — April 12, 2023

Asheboro

 

Janice Vickers Ward, age 86, of Asheboro passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at the Randolph Hospice House.

Mrs. Ward was born in Moore County on August 21, 1936 to Robert and Iris Dunlap Vickers. Janice was a graduate of North Moore High School and was of the Baptist faith. She was formerly employed with Bossong Hosiery and retired from Acme-McCrary Corporation. Following her retirement, she was employed with K&W Cafeteria. In addition to her parents, Janice was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Ward and her sister, Eldena Vickers. Janice enjoyed the outdoors and watching birds. She enjoyed cooking and baking cakes for her family and shopping. She was an avid fan of the North Carolina Tarheels basketball team.

She is survived by her daughters, Teresa Ward of Asheboro and Vicki Sherman (Jerry) of Fort Mill, SC; granddaughter, Melissa Burgess (Eric) of Fort Mill, SC; great grandson, Blake Burgess of Fort Mill, SC; nephew, Daris Deaton of Seagrove; and niece, Anne Marie Musslewhite of Seagrove.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 15, 2023 from 10:00-10:45 am at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. Funeral services will follow on Saturday at 11:00 am at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Justin Curry officiating. Burial will be held in Oaklawn Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Randolph, 416 Vision Dr., Asheboro, NC 27203.

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Saturday, April 15, 2023

10:00 - 10:45 am (Eastern time)

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Saturday, April 15, 2023

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437 Sunset Ave. , Asheboro, NC 27203

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Saturday, April 15, 2023

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