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DeLora Hammond Ward

March 31, 1926 — May 6, 2024

Gate City, VA

DeLora Hammond Ward- Gate City, VA

DeLora Hammond Ward, 98, Gate City, VA, passed away, Monday, May 6, 2024, at Holston Valley Medical Center. 

DeLora was born on March 31, 1926, in Big Stone Gap, VA, to the late William Hammond, and Matilda (Larkins) Hammond.

In addition to her parents, preceding her in death is her husband, Orville Ward. 

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Joyce Hagmaier (Edwin), Michigan, Brenda Ward, Michigan, Linda Quint, Michigan, Teresa Thomas (Jack), Michigan, Shelby Ward, Gate City, VA, and Sharron Ward, Roanoke, VA; sons, David Ward, Michigan, and Harry Ward, Kingsport, TN; 9 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. 

The family will receive friends from 11-1p.m., Saturday, May11, 2024, at the Gate City Funeral Home. Services will be conducted at 1:00p.m., in the Gene Falin Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Jerry Smith officiating. 

Burial will follow at the American Legion Cemetery, Big Stone Gap, VA. Eric Quint, Amanda Quint, Sara Thomas, and Nathaniel Ward will serve as pallbearers. 

An online guest register is available for the Ward family at www.gatecityfunerals.com

Gate City Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of DeLora Hammond Ward. 

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Saturday, May 11, 2024

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Saturday, May 11, 2024

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Gene Falin Memorial Chapel

136 Beech St, Gate City, VA 24251

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Saturday, May 11, 2024

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