In Loving Memory
February 17, 1933 – March 9, 2018
LaVonne Lillimoe Ard, 85, longtime resident of Daphne, passed away peacefully at home Friday morning, March 9, 2018 with her family by her side. She was loved by all who knew her and her family was her heart. Her beloved grandchildren will always remember their sweet “Nana” taking time to talk to them or read to them, and she was always a good listener, too. She and her husband loved to read and they helped establish the Daphne Public Library. She is predeceased by her husband, Clarence O. “B.O.” Ard, her son, Daniel Ard and daughter Winnie Fay Ard.
She is survived by two daughters, Barbara (Sidney) Foster, Daphne and Kathy (Keith) Kingan, Mobile; two sons, Calvin Ard, Mobile and Charlie (Deon) Ard, Iowa; six grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.
A memorial visitation will be held on Monday evening, March 12 at Hughes Funeral Home in Daphne from 5:00 until 7:00pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her honor may be made to the Daphne Public Library, P.O. Box 1225, Daphne, AL, 36526. Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.hughesfh.com. Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home & Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL 36526.