Margaret Gardner Ward, 94, of Roanoke, and formerly of Bedford, passed away on Monday, November 28, 2022. She was born in Bedford, VA on August 7, 1928 a daughter of the late Harry Fitzhughlee Gardner and Claudia Falls Gardner. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Osborne Ward and her son, Berkley Eugene Ward. Margaret was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church and after 32 years of service she retired from Bedford Weaving Mill. She is survived by her granddaughter, Tammy Johnston; niece, Wanda Janz; eight grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren, and twelve great-great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Friday, December 2, 2022 at Greenwood Cemetery with Rev. Rick Dellinger officiating. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, VA 24523.