Emma Ard, 81, passed away on May 3, 2013 at Hospice Home at High Point.
Emma was born on March 28, 1932 to Eddie Norris and Flora Mae Soles Norris in Horry County South Carolina.
She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Charles Danny Skipper; six brothers and three sisters.
She loved her family faithfully, enjoyed singing, church, gardening, sewing, the beach and babysitting her grandchildren and was a best friend to all of us.
She fought a battle with cancer but her faith in God saw her through it all until He called her home. We'll miss her dearly and know that with God and love our Mom will be with us for ever and ever.
Emma is survived by her husband, Teddy L. Ard of the home; daughters, Jean Banks and her husband Chip of Trinity, Kathy Cody of Trinity, Cindy Cox Morgan of Archdale; sister, Lula Long of Nakina, NC. Also, eight grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Monday May 6, 2013 at Thomasville Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday May 7, 2013 in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Jamie Stevenson officiating; followed by interment in Floral Gardens Memorial Park in High Point.