Lizzie Johnston Ward

Lizzie Johnston Ward, 91, of Simpsonville, widow of Burchel H Ward, passed away on April 6, 2021.

Mrs. Ward was born in Sumter to the late Charles Anthony and Veda Rogers Johnston.  She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Lizzie was a loving mother and grandmother and known to the grandchildren and great-grandchildren as “Granny”.

Surviving, are two daughters, Windy Pruette and her husband, Ralph and Cynthia Keller; three grandchildren, Autumn Pruette and husband, Michael Forbes, Todd Pruette and wife, Lindsey and Burchel Lyman Keller and wife, Lori and four great-grandchildren, Andrew Forbes, Ellenor Pruette, Ciaran and Burchel Holden.

Services will be private.

Special Thanks to Interim Hospice Care and the caregivers at Woodruff Manor for their kindness and hospitality.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer Association, 123 W Antrim Dr., Greenville, SC 29607.

Condolences to the family of Lizzie Johnston Ward

  • Gail Rogers
    4 weeks ago

    To Lizzie’s Family:

    Lizzie was a wonderful & delightful woman to know. I am so pleased I got to know her even though my time with her was brief.

    She lifted my spirits and it was always a treat for me to be around her.

    Richard and I send our love and prayers to the family.

  • Only wonderful memories of my long-time neighbor and friend! My sincere condolences to her family and friends, and anyone else who had the privilege of knowing her…

  • CHERYL GREENLEAF
    4 weeks ago

    My love and prayers to all of her family.

  • Condolences to my cousins Wendy & Candy on the lost of my aunt and their mother. It has been many yrs. since we last saw each other. RIP Aunt Lizzie.

  • Virginia Bryant
    4 weeks ago

    I send my love and prayers to my cousins, Wendy and Candy. I always enjoyed talking to Aunt Lizzie! She will be missed! May she rest in peace!

  • Darlene Lovette
    1 week ago

    Cynthia and family,
    I was sorry of your mother’s passing. She was a sweet lady that loved God, her family and community.
    May God give y’all strength during these difficult days,
    Darlene Lovette( Senior Helpers)

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