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From: "Chester Ward" <>
Subject: Obituaries, C
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 1999 09:39:37 -0600


Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger, 29 December 1940.
"Carrie Elizabeth Ward--Carrie Elizabeth Ward, two-year-old daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Francis Ward, died at the home of her parents at Reed Saturday
afternoon [28 December 1940]. Surviving, in addition to the parents are
brother, Eugene, and a sister, Betty. Funeral services will be conducted at
2 p.m. today at Mt. Zion church, in Henderson county. Burial will be in the
church cemetery."

Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger, 14 May 1941.
"Funeral Today--Uniontown, Ky., May 13.--Miss Catherine F. Ward, assistant
postmaster at Uniontown since March 1, 1938, died Monday [12 May 1941] at
the home of her mother, Mrs. Frank M. Ward. Death was attributed to a heart
attack.
"Surviving, besides the mother are two sisters, Miss Ann E. Ward, of
Uniontown, and Mrs. Eldon McGann, of Detroit, Mich., and two brothers,
Charles Ward, of Cincinnati, Ohio, and the Rev. Frank M. Ward, of
Whitesville.
"Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Agnes
Catholic church here, with the Rev. Paul E. Barrett in charge. Burial will
be in the St. Agnes cemetery."

Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger & Inquirer, 27 June 1987, p. 2D.
"Catherine Shively Ward, 69, of 719 Clay St., Owensboro, died Thursday,
June 25, 1987, at Owensboro-Daviess County Hospital. She was born in Daviess
County and was a member of SS Joseph and Paul Catholic Church and the
Christian Mothers Association. Her daughter, Norma Westerfield, died in
1984.
"Survivors include her husband, Dester Lee Ward; five sons, Donald W.,
Ralph S., Stephen B. and David A. Ward, all of Owensboro, and Victor A. Ward
of Philpot; seven daughters, Mrs. Bernard (Judy) Hardesty, Mrs. John
(Esther) Blandford, Ms. Ann Denise Ward, Mrs. Don (Veatrice) Clark, all of
Owensboro, Mrs. Phil (Wanda) Rickard of Bremen, Mrs. Thomas (Millie) Hines
of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Mrs. Phil (Harriet) Thomas of Louisville; 25
grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren a
brother, Clifton Shively of Owensboro; and four sisters, Mrs. Arnold Howard,
Mrs. Lester Coomes and Mrs. Linus Mills, all of Whitesville, and Mrs.
Bernadine Shively of Owensboro.
"Services are at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church,
Whitesville. Burial in the church cemetery. Visitation after 4 p.m. today at
Cecil Funeral Home, Whitesville, where prayers will be said at 7 p.m."

Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger & Inquirer, 20 November 1993.
"Maceo--Cecil Sylvester Ward, 65, of 9117 Aubrey Road, Maceo, died
Thursday, Nov. 18, 1993, at Mercy Hospital in Owensboro. He was born in
Garrard County, the son of the late Ernest and Bessie Phelps Ward of
Louisville. He was a carpenter and co-owner of the former Delcey's Cafe in
Maceo, and was a member of Relevant Faith Full Gospel Church. He was
preceded in death by a sister, Hazel L. Chinn, and a brother, Hansel Ward.
"Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Ardella Reynolds Ward of Maceo;
two sons, Cecil E. Ward and John E. Ward, both of Owensboro; three
daughters, Mrs. James A. (Lois) Perry Sr. of Maceo, Mrs. Frank S. (Glenda)
Dowell Jr. of Owensboro and Mrs. Michael J. (Connie) Clifford of Loughman,
Fla.; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Chester
Ward of New Washington, Ind., and Leon Ward of Rineyville; and two sisters,
Evelyn Clark and Dorothy Logsdon, both of Louisville.
"Services are at 2 p.m. Monday at Haley-McGinnis Chapel, Owensboro. Burial
in Mount Zion Cemetery, Windy Hollow. Visitation from noon to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home."

Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger & Inquirer, 15 August 1965.
"Fordsville Man Dies When Truck Backs Over Him--A Fordsville man was
fatally injured about 4:45 p.m. Saturday [14 August 1965] when a truck he
was directing backed over him.
"Cecil William Ward, 54, was dead on arrival at the Owensboro-Daviess
County Hospital. Death was attributed to head and chest injuries, according
to Daviess County Deputy Coroner Fred Wahl.
"The accident occured about one mile east of Owensboro on U. S. 60, near
Daniels Lane when a truck driven by Ernest Eugene Depriest, 19, of 702 1/2
E. 4th St., ran over Ward.
"The two-ton truck, owned by River Sand and Gravel Co., was backing up on
the shoulder of the road to a rock spreader, and Ward was walking toward the
truck to give directions, according to investigating officer Deputy Sheriff
George Keown. Ward apparently looked away from the truck and walked into it,
Keown said, and the truck backed over him. Ward was employed by State
Contractors and Stone Co., doing construction work on U.S. 60 east.
"He was born in Ohio County on Dec. 2, 1910, and was a member of Mt. Carmel
Baptist Church.
"Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Geraldine Ward; two brothers, Sylvester
Ward, of Hartford, and Lorensa Ward of Benton Harbor, Mich.; one sister,
Miss Almedia Ward of Hartford.
"The body is at Phillips Funeral Home in Fordsville."

Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger & Inquirer, 21 September 1962.
"Hartford--Charles Maxwell Ward, 63, formerly of Hartford, died at 5:40
p.m. Thursday [20 September 1962] at Mercy Hospital in Detroit, Mich., after
an illness of several years. He was employed by the Chrysler Corp. He was
born in Hartford on Jan. 24, 1899, and lived in Detroit the past 15 years.
He was a member of the No Creek Baptist Church.
"He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Anna Ward of Indianapolis, Ind.; four
sons, Charles of Omaha, Neb., Ed of Frankfort, Ted of New York City, and the
Rev. Robert Ward of Indianapolis; one sister, Mrs. Lena Harper of
Cincinnati, Ohio; two brothers, Wilson of Hartford and Louis of Cincinnati.
"Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at the Birkhead Funeral
Home in Hartford with the Rev. Joe Travis, pastor of No Creek Baptist Church
officiating. Burial will be in the Carson Cemetery."
"Friends may call at the funeral home after 10 a.m. Saturday."

Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger & Inquirer, 24 March 1955.
"Calhoun.--Word has been received in Calhoun of the death of Chester D.
Ward, Sr., 74, a native of McLean County, who died last week in his home,
6395 SW 4th St., Miami, Fla. Mr. Ward claimed to be one of the first
electricians in McLean County.
"Surviving are his wife, two sons, C. D., Jr., and Wesley; four daughters,
Mrs. Dorothy Davis, Mrs. Isabel Ellington, Mrs. Martha Mills and Mrs. Peggy
Russell, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, all of Miami.
"Funeral services and burial were in Miami."

Messenger and Inquirer, 22 April 1958.
"Beaver Dam.--Chester David Ward, 68, died in Our Lady of Mercy Hospital at
8 a.m. [21 April 1958] Monday after a short illness. A native of Ohio
County, he was a member of the Goshen Methodist Church.
"Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Lucy Ward, McHenry; three daughters, Mrs.
Conrad Givens, Beaver Dam, Mrs. Argyle Sandefer, of Owensboro, and Mrs.
James Kelley, of Clarksville, Ind.; one sister, Mrs. Leon Dempsey,
Evansville; one brother, Arrell B. Ward, of Centertown; three grandchildren
and three great grandchildren.
"Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Goshen
Methodist Church by the Rev. James W. Averitt, of Louisville, assisted by
the Rev. Joe Bennett. Burial in the Sunnyside Cemetery, Centertown.
"The body is at the Casebier Funeral Home."

Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger & Inquirer, 1 July 1974.
"Clarence Reed Ward, 79, of Route 3, died yesterday at Owensboro-Daviess
County Hospital after a short illness. Born in Ohio County, son of the late
Lloyd E. Ward and Addie Rene McCormick Ward, he was a member of Mt. Herman
United Methodist Church.
"Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mabel Ward; a son, Delton Ward of Warren,
Mich.; a daughter, Mrs. Carl Wells of Owensboro; a brother, Richard Ward,
Route 3, Hartford; three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren."
"Services 2 p.m. Tuesday at Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home Chapel, Hartford.
Burial in Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2
p.m. today.

Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger & Inquirer, 4 August 1974.
"Livermore--Ms. Cleo Ward, 88, of Louisville, formerly of McLean County,
died Thursday, August 2, 1979, at St. Anthony Hospital, Louisville. She was
born in Wifield, Kan., and was a member of the United Methodist Church.
"Survivors include three brothers, Jacob L. Ward of Seal Beach, Calif.,
Craig Ward of Detroit, and Thomas E. Ward of East Detroit, Mich.; and three
sisters, Helen Stroud of Paducah, Etna J. Sherman of Greenville, and Bertha
Kirtley of Island.
"Services are at 2 p.m. Sunday at Muster Funeral Home, Livermore. Burial in
Worthington's Chapel Cemetery, McLean County. Visitation after 4 p.m."

Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger & Inquirer, 23 July 1956.
"Mrs. Cleophas Ward, 45, of 1127 W. 2nd St., died at 11:50 p.m. Saturday
[21 July 1956] at the Our Lady of Mercy Hospital.
"She was a member of the St. Stephens Cathedral Church, the Alter Society
and the Daughters of Isabella.
"Surviving are her husband, Gilbert Ward; three daughters, Mrs. Wallace
Johnson, and Misses Diane and Connie Ward; three sons, William F. Ward and
Robert R. Ward, both of Owensboro, and James G. Ward, USN; two
stepdaughters, Mrs. A. C. Ford Jr., Winston-Salem, N. C., and Mrs. Bernard
Hardesty, Owensboro; two sisters, Mrs. Eugene Mattingly, Louisville, and
Mrs. A. W. Tromly, Owensboro; one brother, Charles A. Clark, Owensboro, and
11 grandchildren.
"Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. CDT Tuesday at the St. Stephens
Catholic Church , the Rev. Anthony Higdon officiating.
"Burial will be in Catholic cemetery.
"Pallbearers: Andrew Ward, Larry Clark, Donald Mattingly, Wilfred Hagan,
Damon Hagan and J. D. Hagan.
"The body is at the Owensboro Funeral Home, where prayers will be said at
7:15 p.m. CDT by the Daughters of Isabella."

Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger, 3 May 1930.
"Cleveland Ward, 43 years old, died Thursday morning [1 May 1920] at his
home near Whitesville, of pneumonia. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Frankie
Ward, five children, Marvadine, Willis, Robert, Dallas Limon and James
Randolph; two brothers, Delbert, of Philpot, and Ernest, of Whitesville;
three sisters, Mrs. Dora Whitaker, Philpot, Mrs. Gola Crisp, Whitesville,
and Mrs. Rue Lee Huff, Owensboro. Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock
Friday afternoon from the residence, with burial following in the Cates
cemetery at Whitesville."

Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger & Inquirer, 23 July 1956.
"Mrs. Cleophas Ward, 45, of 1127 W. 2nd St., died at 11:50 p.m. Saturday
[21 July 1956] at the Our Lady of Mercy Hospital.
"She was a member of the St. Stephens Cathedral Church, the Alter Society
and the Daughters of Isabella.
"Surviving are her husband, Gilbert Ward; three daughters, Mrs. Wallace
Johnson, and Misses Diane and Connie Ward; three sons, William F. Ward and
Robert R. Ward, both of Owensboro, and James G. Ward, USN; two
stepdaughters, Mrs. A. C. Ford Jr., Winston-Salem, N. C., and Mrs. Bernard
Hardesty, Owensboro; two sisters, Mrs. Eugene Mattingly, Louisville, and
Mrs. A. W. Tromly, Owensboro; one brother, Charles A. Clark, Owensboro, and
11 grandchildren.
"Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. CDT Tuesday at the St. Stephens
Catholic Church , the Rev. Anthony Higdon officiating.
"Burial will be in Catholic cemetery.
"Pallbearers: Andrew Ward, Larry Clark, Donald Mattingly, Wilfred Hagan,
Damon Hagan and J. D. Hagan.
"The body is at the Owensboro Funeral Home, where prayers will be said at
7:15 p.m. CDT by the Daughters of Isabella."

Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger, 24 January 1953.
"Mrs. Coie Ward, Memphis, Tenn., a native of Owensboro, died recently at
Baptist Hospital, Memphis, according to word received here. She was the wife
of the retired head of the Buckeye Cotton Oil Co. and had been ill for about
three weeks prior to her death.
"Surviving besides her husband are two sisters, Mrs. Hosea Shown, Hartford,
Ky., and Mrs. Murray Isom, Birmingham, Ala.; two brothers, J. O. Hickey,
Toledo, Oh.,and B. A. Hickey, Central City, Ky., and several nephews and
nieces.
"Funeral services and burial were in Memphis."

Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger, 6 May 1946.
"Mrs. Cora Ward--Hartford--Mrs. Cora Ward, 63, died at her home, Route 1,
Hartford, at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday [4 May 1946],
after an illness of one week.
"Survivors are the husband, Walter; two daughters, Mrs. C. C. Moseley and
Mrs. Boyd Greer, of Whiting Ind.; three sons John, Whiting, Ind., Estill,
Hammond, Ind. and Ezra, Dundee, Ky.; and several grandchildren.
"Funeral services will be held at the Sugar Grove Baptist Church, near
Magan Station, at 2 p.m. today."

Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger & Inquirer, 24 December 1993.
"Calhoun--Craig Ward, 94, of Calhoun died Thursday, Dec. 23, 1993, at Mercy
Hospital in Owensboro. He was born in Bremen and was retired from the
Chrysler Corp of Detroit. A son, Paul Ward, died in 1989. A daughter, Gail
Ward, died in 1950.
"Survivors include a son, Lee A. Ward of Salina, Kan.; a daughter, Nancy
Ward Durocher of Atlanta; nine grandchildren; and two sisters, Bertha
Kirtley of Island and Lou Helen Stroud of Paducah.
"Services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Muster Funeral Homes, Livermore Chapel.
Burial in Worthingtons Chapel Cemetery in McLean County. Visitation from
noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home."

Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger, 19 November 1941.
"Cyrus Ward--Funeral services for Cyrus Ward, 52, who died at his home in
the Whitesville community, were held at the Little Zion church, in Ohio
county, at 1:30 p.m. Monday, the Rev. William Edge officiating. Burial was
in the church cemetery. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Lula Wimsatt Ward;
three daughters, Mrs. James Sharp and Mrs. Audie Duke, of the Whitesville
community, and Mrs. Joseph O'Bryan, of Louisville; a son, Marvin L. Ward, of
the Whitesville section, and eight grandchildren."

Chester Ward, Jr.
821 Glenn Ct.
Owensboro, KY 42303-0520
502-684-2769
,
Kentucky Genealogical Research, especially Daviess and Ohio Cos.

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