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Alma Jean Soard

May 8, 1927 June 14, 2018
Alma Jean Soard
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Alma Jean Soard, 91, of Oak Ridge passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018 at the National Health Center, Oak Ridge, TN after a long battle with Alzheimer. She was born in Morristown Tennessee May 8, 1927; the daughter of Samuel B. Soard and Bessie Anderson Soard.
Alma Jean attended school in Morristown, before moving with her family to Oak Ridge in 1943. She retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory with over 40 years of service, where she was a radiochemical analyst. She was a Charter member of First Baptist Church Oak Ridge where she was very active in the Music and Youth Programs. She and her sister Dottie traveled extensively including numerous mission trips. She and her sister were well known for their cooking and the many meals prepared for the youth, church and their friends. She loved sports and was very active in them growing up and especially bowling throughout her adult years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by Brother Frank Soard and Sisters Dorothy (Dottie) Soard, Velma Johnson, Margaret Ann Carr, and Phyllis Smith. Alma Jean is survived by brother Harold Soard and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. The family will receive friends on Monday, June 18, 2018 from 5 – 7pm at Weatherford Mortuary. The funeral will follow at 7:00pm with Rev. Rory Naeve officiating. Family and friends will meet on Tuesday at 10:00am at Oak Ridge Memorial Park for a graveside service. The family request that any memorials be made to First Baptist Church, 1101 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN An on-line guest book can be signed at www.weatherfordmortuary.com.


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Visitation

Monday

18

Jun

5:00 PM 6/18/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/18/2018 7:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Funeral

Monday

18

Jun

7:00 PM 6/18/2018 7:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Graveside Service

Tuesday

19

Jun

10:00 AM 6/19/2018 10:00:00 AM
Oak Ridge Memorial Park

1501 Bethel Valley Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Meet at the cemetery in the Garden of Prayer

Oak Ridge Memorial Park
1501 Bethel Valley Road Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Memorial Contribution

First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge

1101 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
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