Published: August 6, 2021

Martha Sue Ward, of Pulaski passed away on Thursday August 5, 2021 at Meadowbrook Healthcare and Rehab in Pulaski. She was born in Pulaski, TN on March 27, 1954 and was 67 years old.

Sue was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved sewing, cooking, reading, and being crafty. Sue worked in the textile factory for many years.

Visitation Services will be Sunday August 8, 2021 from 4:00pm-7:00pm in the chapel of Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory.

Funeral Service will be Monday August 9, 2021 at 11:00am in the chapel of Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory.

Burial to follow at Giles Memory Gardens in Pulaski, TN.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jerry Duncan Ward, her parents Robert York Appleton and Inez Goats Appleton. Sister, Paulette Miller.

She is survived by her,

Daughter, Crystal (Ryan) Southerland of Pulaski, TN

Son, Jerry (Jessica) Ward, Jr. of Minor Hill, TN

Daughter, Jerri-Lynn (Keith) Kressenberg of Pulaski, TN

Daughter, Sharon (Keith) Dickey of Pulaski, TN

Daughter, Rhonda (Sunny) Punjwani of Palm Harber, FL

Grandchildren, Laynee & Callyn Southerland, Jackson & Barrett Ward, Brian & Heather Kressenberg, Colton (Courtney) Ward, and Derrick (Kaitlyn) Phifer.

Great-grandchild, Presley Dailey

Sisters, Elizabeth Shrader, Carolyn Glover, Peggy Fry, Pam Tyler, Lynn Randolph.

Brother, Robert Appleton


Many nieces, nephews, and friends also survive.


Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Martha Sue Ward.