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Catherine Melvin Ward

May 20, 1945 ~ May 3, 2019 (age 73)


Catherine (Cathy) Melvin Ward, age 73, of Florala, AL passed away on Friday, May 3, 2019. Cathy was born on May 20, 1945 and lived in Destin, FL for 60 years before moving to Florala in 2005. She graduated Choctawhatchee High School in Ft. Walton Beach in 1963.

Cathy was preceded in death by her mother and father, Ruby and Jewel Melvin; her son Jamie and sister Joyce Fogle. She is survived by her husband of 56 years James; sisters Peggy Davis of Florala, AL and Jewlene Thrasher of Destin, FL.

Services are set for Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Davis Watkins Funeral Home with a time of visitation beginning at 3:00 p.m. and a service to follow at 4:00 p.m.  Rev. Phillip Chance will officiate the service. Arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home, located at 113 Racetrack Rd. in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida 32547.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation in her name to your favorite charity.

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