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Rev Joe L. Ard, Sr

Rev Joe L. Ard, Sr

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Death 30 Dec 2012 (aged 88)
Burial Porter Springs, Houston County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 103251518 · View Source
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"I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills,
from whence cometh my help." Ps: 121; 1

Twin Brother of : Lou L. Ards Davis Pastor, of Brewington chapel Grapeland,Texas .....

Rev Ard, the youngest of twelve, was born in the Simon Springs Community outside Crockett to Arthur and Marlissa Ard. He grew up in the Simon Springs Community and attended the Simons Springs School. He was baptized at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Simon Springs. On July 2, 1948 he married Madie G Marshall. They were the parents of 10 children. Rev Ard enrolled in barber college and was also employed by Quality Electric Steel for 20 years until his retirement

In 1959, he was called into the ministry and as a result pastored several Churches in the Settegaste Community in Houston. After returning home, he remained steadfast in is commitment to pastor at New Pleasant Hill Baptist in the Germany Community for 30 years, and Brewington Baptist Church in the Augusta Community for 35 years.

He enjoyed riding horses with his sons, family gatherings, and sharing family history. Along with serving the Lord, Rev Ard had a passion and love for serving others.

Preceded in death by his parents, his wife & mother of his children, Madie Ard, ten siblings, one grandson, Darius. Former wives Aaron Perry Ard and Carriarean Hall Ard.

Services Saturday, January 5, 2013 at the Union Prairie Baptist Church. Until the Rapture he shall rest in Union Prairie Cemetery.

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  • Created by: h. murphy wilmore
  • Added: 7 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103251518
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Joe L. Ard, Sr (16 Oct 1924–30 Dec 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103251518, citing Union Prairie Cemetery, Porter Springs, Houston County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by h. murphy wilmore (contributor 47649239) .