By Trey Long / guest columnist
The Meridian Star
Ruby Ward Flanagan died Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at The Oaks in Meridian, Miss. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 25, 2013, at 11 a.m., at Broadmeadow United Methodist Church. Visitation will be at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in Jackson, Miss., Sunday, March 24, 2013 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Monday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the church. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park.
Survivors include her son, John Dale Flanagan (Betty); grandchildren: Kelli Watson (Britt), Patrick Flanagan, all of Meridian, and Melissa Buganski (David) of Mt. Pleasant, SC; great-grandchildren: Isaac, Merrin, Elliot, and Emma Watson; brothers: Bobby Ward of Columbus, Miss., and Doyce Ward (Virgie) of Jackson, Miss.