Ms. Martha Sue Ward, 89, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011, at her residence in Starkville.
Ms. Ward was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Starkville. She graduated from Delta State University and Louisiana State. Ms. Ward taught school in Choctaw County for many years and was a retired librarian at Mississippi State University.
Funeral were held Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, with Rev. George Buell officiating.
Burial followed at Enon Cemetery in Ackerman.
Ms. Ward was preceded in death by her parents, Joe M. and Ruth Ward; brother, Edwin Ward; sisters, Nellie Hughes and Alice Gammill.
She is survived by a her sister, Nina Griffin, and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and her caregivers.
The family suggests sending memorials to Aldersgate United Methodist Church or a charity of choice.
To sign the family registry, visit http://www.colemanfuneral.com .