Ruby Ward, 81, passed away on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in a local healthcare facility. She was a member of Battlefield Baptist Church and was well known for her vegetable and flower gardens. She loved gardening, going to church and her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Ward; son, Wayne Ward; and brother, Clyde Kindred. Survivors include her son, David (Bonnie) Ward; four grandchildren, Karrie Ward-Evans, Kristi Ward, David Keith Ward and Brittany Ward; brothers, Floyd, Edward and Bud Kindred; sisters, Kathleen Bates and Mae Middleton; and several nieces and nephews. Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Nov. 27, 2013, in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home with the Rev. David Crane officiating. Burial will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South. The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. today in the funeral home. Arrangements by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory located at the end of Historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.