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Sandra Lee Ward

July 18, 1946 –
 December 28, 2022


Sandra Lee (Huston) Ward, of Richardson, Texas. Devoted wife and mother left this world on December 28 th 2022.

Born on July 18, 1946 on Blue Island, just outside Chicago, Illinois. To Bette Davis and Glenn Huston.

She married Ronald W. Ward Sr. on December 23, 1963. They were happily married for 59 years.

She is survived by her husband, their two children and their spouses: R. Wayne Ward Jr. and Beth Ward of Sherman, Texas, and Kimberly K (Ward) Cassady and Michael Cassady of Mesquite, Texas. She had 8 Grandchildren and 10 Great-Grandchildren.

After raising her children, she received her nursing degree at age 38, and started her nursing career at Parkland Hospital Dallas in the Post-partum department. She loved the babies.

She had a servant’s heart. She served her Lord through the church as Parish nurse for many years. Her favorite time of the year was when she went to Confirmation Camp with the Youth group.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Alzheimer’s Association.

A Memorial Service will be held: 1:00 PM, Sunday January 22, 2023 at Messiah Lutheran Church 1801 West Plano Pkwy. Plano, TX 75075

Out of state family and friends unable to travel to attend, may view the service on the churches website via their live-stream.

3 Thoughts on Sandra Lee Ward
    Gina Lehrmann
    15 Jan 2023

    She truly was a gift and blessing to know! Her smile lit up the room and her love was a beautiful thing to witness! Heaven has welcomed a wonderful saint home. Looking forward to one of her hugs again in the future. ❤️❤️❤️

    Rosemarie Babbitt
    15 Jan 2023

    Sandra was my sister in Christ. We were both involved in the Medical ministry at Messiah Lutheran Church. She’s was an amazing friend. I will miss her.

    Joyce Laux
    17 Jan 2023

    Her sweet and gentle spirit, and her kind and loving heart will be dearly missed, as well as her warm sense of humor. We shared some great conversations about our nursing careers, and her smile was one I always enjoyed seeing on Sunday mornings and other church events. Caring thoughts and prayers will be with your family dear Sandy. Rest in peace with your Savior 🙏.

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