Passing of James D. Ward, Grand Secretary Emeritus

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  1. News Feeder

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    James D. Ward, Grand Secretary Emeritus, Grand Lodge of Texas, passed Sunday, November 21, 2010. Following yesterday's Dallas football game, Jim was raking leaves in his backyard and Joanie found him dead with an apparent heart attack.

    The family is still arranging the funeral services. Tentatively, Family Visitation will be on Tuesday, November 23, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Wilkerson-Hatch Funeral Home, 6101 Bosque Blvd, Waco. Telephone 254-753-3651.

    Church Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 24, at the first United Methodist Church, 4901 Cobbs Drive, Waco. Telephone 254-772-5630.

    Grand Lodge Masonic Graveside Services will be conducted in the Moore's Arlington Memorial Gardens, 1219 N. Davis, Arlington, Texas 76012. The time of these services are still to be determined (probably Wednesday afternoon). The Grand Lodge Representation will probably be at Arlington Lodge No. 438 but the details are yet to be determined.

    Sincerely and fraternally,

    Tom Guest

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