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Tera L. “Tead” Ard

Tera L. “Tead” Ard, 84, of Jayess, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018, at Lawrence County Nursing Home in Monticello.
She was born August 10, 1933, in Walthall County. She was the daughter of Hollis and Ella Morgan Dunaway.
She was retired from Kellwood in Monticello. She graduated from Carter’s Creek School and loved to play basketball. In her younger days, you could find her and her husband, James, playing basketball in the basketball league in Ruth. Ms. “Tead” loved flowers and enjoyed sewing. One of her favorite things was watching wildlife and other animals.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James L. Ard; her daughter, Gail Ard Dunaway; her brother, Jody Dunaway and three sisters, Geneva Cothern, Vera Mae Boyd and Odeara Greer.
She is survived by her two sons, James and wife, Linda Ard, of Monticello and Rocky Ard of Jayess; a daughter-in-law that she loved like a daughter, Brandy Ard of Jayess; six grandchildren, Brad Ard, Chris Ard, Drew Ard, Cody Ard, Chad Dunaway and Gracie Ard; three great-grandchildren, Amber Dunaway, Ashlyn Ard and Addison Ard and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 21, at Sharkey Funeral Home, 1023 Old Brookhaven Road, Summit, from 5-8 p.m. and Thursday, March 22, from 10 a.m. until services at 11 a.m. with Brother Jimmy Harvey officiating. Burial will be in Providence cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Brad Ard, Chris Ard, Drew Ard, Cody Ard, Chad Dunaway and Dunn Greer.
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