Izzie Ward Todd, 100, left us to be with the Lord Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 at Columbus Regional Healthcare. She was surrounded by the love of her family and friends. Izzie was born Sept. 23, 1915 the daughter of the late Charlie M. Ward and Barbara Ellen Coleman Ward. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband Earl C. Todd.
Izzie was a native of North Carolina and grew up in Brunswick and Columbus counties, living most of her life in the Mollie and Whiteville areas. She was a lifetime member of Sweet Home Baptist Church and loved her Lord, her family and her friends.
The family will receive visitors at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21 at Sweet Home Baptist Church, 3111 Walter Todd Road, Clarendon. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21 at the church. Burial will be in Bethel Memorial Cemetery. Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City is handling the arrangements.
She leaves behind, to cherish her memory her family, Barbara Todd Godwin, daughter; Valerie Godwin Dumproff, granddaughter and John Dumproff, grandson-in-law, all of Lake Royale; John Trent Dumproff, great- grandson, New York City; Jenamari Dumproff Rigg, great granddaughter, Riley Rigg, great grandson-in-law and Audrey Rigg, great-great granddaughter, all of Raleigh; her “like my own children” Anthony Fipps and wife, Carolyn, and Carolyn Fipps Thompson, all of Whiteville, along with her many friends.
A special gratitude goes to the staff and friends at Shoreland Healthcare for the genuine love and care they gave her over the past two years. She loved you and appreciated all of the many kindnesses you gave her.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Sweet Home Baptist Church in her name.
A guest register is available at inmanwardfuneralhome.com.