Imogene “Nanny” Ward

Imogene “Nanny” Ward, 81, of Forest Park, Ga., passed away April 28, 2013. She was born in Gainesville to the late Otis and Nora Newberry. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Becky Barton; three brothers and one sister. She is survived by her husband, Ralph Strickland of Forest Park; daughters Peggy Kight of Griffin, Louise Strickland of Forest Park, Patsy LeCroy of Forest Park, Debra Sullivan of Stockbridge, Pam Tedder of McDonough and Ginger Ellis of Forest Park; son Billy Strickland of Forest Park; sister Sally Holland of Forsyth; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; several nieces and nephews, and other extended family members. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at Parkway Garden Chapel with Dr. Reed Crumbliss officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 1, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Parkway Garden Chapel, 1000 Forest Parkway, Forest Park, 404-366-3522.