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From: "Jo Ann McGhee" <>
Subject: Obit - John Russell WARD 1959-2004
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2004 04:52:49 -0400


Benton Evening News, Benton IL, Mon 27 Sep 2004 issue
JOHN RUSSELL WARD
Benton
John Russell WARD, 45, of Benton, died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004, at his
home. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, at the
Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton, with the Rev. Mark MINOR
officiating. There will be no visitation. The Morton & Johnston Funeral Home
in Benton is in charge of arrangements. He was born June 15, 1959, in
Benton, the son of Russell "Bud" and Virginia (CANADA) WARD. He worked for S
& S Muffler & Tire in Benton. Survivors include two brother(s), George WARD
and children, Willie and Beth WARD, and Jim WARD and children, Leighann WARD
and children, Jennie ALLISON, Jennifer DAULTON and Ashtyn WARD; one sister,
Mary WARD and children, Dustin, Dylan, Jacob and Katlyn KIRKMAN; and two
very close friends, Mike MANDRELL of Benton, and Bruce MINOR of Sainte
Marie. Mr. WARD was preceded in death by his parents, and by his
grandparents, Robert R. And Terzie (KIRKPATRICK) WARD and John CANADA and
Opal WALL.



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