Mrs. Unadell Norris Ward, age 86 of Boone, passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at Watauga Medical Center. She was a native and lifelong resident of Watauga County and the daughter of the late Robert and Nina Norris. She was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church and loved her church family dearly. Many may remember her for representing Shaklee Health and Wellness for her 46 year career.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years David Ward, her siblings, Estle Norris, Coy Norris, Ravon Norris, Maybelle Denney, Jesse Padgett, and Birdie Norris, and her Grandson Cody Jackson and Great Granddaughter Betsy Rose Marsh.
She is survived by her two daughters Davonne Jackson and husband Thom, and Lynn Jackson and husband Larry.
She is also survived by grandchildren Shannon Getty and husband Robert, Jonathan Greene and wife Jessica, Josh Greene and wife Amanda, Cynthia Viola, Garrick Jackson and wife Amber, Jason Jackson and wife Kendra, and Chelsea Little and husband Toryn.
Great grandchildren Quinlan, Michael and Mia Marsh, Landis and Sutton Getty, Colton and Cadence Greene, Noah, Nathan and Samuel Greene, Gracie and Ellary Jackson, and Broadus Little. She is also survived by her sister Betsy Stanbery and, a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Unadell Norris Ward will be conducted Saturday, March 5, 2022, at 2:00pm in the Austin and Barnes Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Gary Watson will officiate. Graveside services will follow in Mount Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services from 1 to 2 PM in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the children's fund at Tabernacle Baptist Church in c/o Judy Hampton, 3004 N. Pine Run Rd., Boone, NC 28607.
Online condolences may be shared with the Ward family at the website www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.
Austin and Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Ward family.