Connie Gail Ward

September 19, 1954September 13, 2018

Mrs. Connie Gail Ward, age 63, of Athens, GA., formally of Marietta, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018. Connie was born on September 19, 1954 in Marietta, the daughter to Mr. Pressley Eugene Pruitt and Doris Jean Pruitt.

Following her high school career at Wheeler High School in Marietta, Connie went to work as a Property Manager for Southern Crossing. In November of 1958, Connie married her beloved Horace Lands and the two created countless memories together. In her spare time she enjoyed scrap booking, decorating, watching cooking shoes, and talking to her friends. Her most prized possession were her wonderful children and grandchildren, whom Connie spent her life loving and serving. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and friend; Connie will certainly be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Connie is preceded in death by her father, Pressley Pruitt.

She is survived by her husband, Horace Lands; mother, Doris Jean Pruitt; children, Ginger Cole, Crystal Strickland (Tim) of Athens, GA., Angel Gibson (Tony) of Ballground, GA., Ashley Ward of Panama City Beach, FL., and Joey Lands of Acworth, GA; three brothers, Anthony Pruitt, Terry Pruitt, and Shane Pruitt; sixteen grandchildren and one great grandchild; several nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends also survive.

A funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Connie Ward will be held at one o’clock in the afternoon on Sunday, September 16, 2018 in the Chapel of WInkenohofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home with Rev. Ralph Jenkins officiating. Interment will follow in the Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery in Marietta.

The family will receive friends from five o’clock in the afternoon until eight on Saturday, September 15, 2108 at the funeral home.

The following gentlemen have been requested to serve as pallbearers, Chase Strickland, Ashton Strickland, Landon Pilgrim, Lane Gibson, Owen Gibson, Zachary Thompson, and Justin Matthews.

In lieu of customary remembrances the family request donations be made to Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home to assist with funeral expense.

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The funeral services for Mrs. Connie Gail Ward have been entrusted to the care of Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home, 2950 North Cobb Parkway Kennesaw GA 30152.


  • Visitation Saturday, September 15, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, September 16, 2018
  • Interment Sunday, September 16, 2018

Connie Gail Ward

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