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From: "Chester Ward" <>
Subject: Obituaries, E
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 1999 04:44:08 -0600
Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger, 17 September 1949.
"Mrs. E. C. Ward--Henderson, Ky., Sept. 16.--Mrs. E. C. Ward, 86, prominent
in civic affairs here, died today at her home. She was the widow of City
Judge, E. C. Ward.
"Mrs. Ward, who had been ill several months, was a member of the First
Presbyterian church for sixty years.
"Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. John T. Elam, Henderson, and three
granddaughters: Mrs. G. B. Alberts, Louisville; Mrs. J. T. Bagley and Mrs.
Dorothy Hall, both of Henderson."
Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger & Inquirer, 19 August 1978.
"Erby [actually Earl] Celestine `E. C.' Ward, 96, of Whitesville, died
Monday at Owensboro-Daviess County Hospital. He was a member of St. Mary of
the Woods Catholic Church, a charter member of the Knights of Columbus, and
the Legion of Mary.
"Survivors include four sons, Gabriel and Joe Ward, both of Whitesville,
Jimmy Ward of Phipot and Fred Lee Ward, of Owensboro; three daughters,
Elizabeth Edge and Nellie Rose Payne, both of Owensboro, and Margaret Ann
Battista of Cleveland, Ohio; 42 grandchildren; 63 great-grandchildren; a
great-great-grandchild; a brother, Rollie Ward of Philpot; and a sister,
Florence Mills of Whitesville.
"Services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Harl Funeral Home, Whitesville. Burial in
St. Mary of the Woods Cemetery. Visitation after 10 a.m. today at the
funeral home. Wake services are 8 p.m. today at the funeral home."
Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger, 21 October 1942.
"Eddie Clark Ward, 72, died at his home near Hartford, at 7 a.m. Tuesday
[20 October 1942] after a lingering illness. He is survived by his wife,
Mrs. Prudie Ward; three sons, Charles M. and Wilson Ward, both of Hartford,
and Lewis Ward, with the U. S. Army in Hartford, Conn.; one daughter, Mrs.
Odie Harper, of Cincinnati, Ohio.
"Funeral services will be conducted from the No Creek Methodist church at
11 a.m. Thursday by the Rev. D. R. Gant. Burial will be in Garrison
cemetery. Pallbearers will be H. E. Milligan, Barney Kirk, Oscar Ward, James
Bell, Maxwell Sandefur, and W. R. Stevens."
Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger, 4 December 1910.
"Bright's Disease--Causes Death of Mrs. Elizabeth Ward--Was Seventy-Three
Years Old and Leaves Seven Children--Remains Taken to Delaware--Mrs.
Elizabeth Ward died of acute Bright's disease at her home on West Twelfth
street, last night at midnight, after an illness lasting several weeks. She
was seventy-two years of age and was the wife of Estill Ward, deceased, who
at one time represented McLean county in the Kentucky general assembly.
Seven children, four sons, and three daughters, survive her. They are: John
Ward, Coma, Ky.; Reuben Ward, Delaware; Chester Ward, Terre Haute Ind., and
Bishop Ward, Owensboro, and Mrs. Lloyd Fireline, Delaware; Mrs. Lizzie
Waltrip, Owensboro, and Mrs. Emma B. Heinemann, Owensboro.
The remains will be taken to Delaware this morning, where the interment
will be made Monday."
Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger & Inquirer, 21 June 1961.
"Ellis D. Ward, 51, Route 2, Livia, died at the Owensboro-Daviess County
Hospital at 6 a.m. Tuesday following a heart attack.
"Born in Daviess County, Oct. 21, 1909, he had been an oil driller for 28
years, had lived in the Pleasant Ridge community, and was a member of the
"Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Anna Reid Ward; mother, Mrs. Eula Ward, both
of Route 2, Livia; two sisters, Mrs. Marjorie Jackson and Mrs. Dorothy
Hayden, of Owensboro, and step-grandfather, Ruey Taylor, Owensboro.
"Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Delbert J. Glenn
Mortuary, conducted by the Rev. Orville Hickey, pastor of Bells Run Baptist
Church, with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.
"Pallbearers will be Ruford Belcher, Jimmy Stewart, Wallace English,
Frankie Hickey, Gordon Gregory, and Gordon Stinnett.
"The body is at the mortuary."
Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger & Inquirer, 6 May 1959.
"Beaver Dam--Emanuel Ward, 81, a retired farmer, died at 4:30 p.m. Monday
[4 March 1959] at his home near Beaver Dam. He was a member of East
Providence Methodist Church.
"Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Laura Chinn Ward, and a daughter, Miss Hattie
Ward, Beaver Dam; a foster daughter, Mrs. Melvin Daggenhardt, Dearboro,
Mich; a foster son, Lester Ward of Detroit; a sister, Mrs. Ethel Allen
Centertown, Ky.; a brother, Alvin Ward of Hartford, and one granddaughter.
"The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Beaver Dam Methodist Church,
conducted by the Rev. G. Edward Henry, pastor of the church. Burial will be
in Sunnyside Cemetery, Beaver Dam.
"The body was removed from the Casebier Funeral Home to the residence."
Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger, 8 November 1942.
"Ernest Ward, 39, Whitesville, died at his home at 1:15 a.m. Saturday [7
November 1942]. Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. Ruey
Taylor; a brother, Delbert Ward, Indianapolis; two sisters, Mrs. Gola Criss,
Whitesvile, and Mrs. Estil Huff, of Owensboro. Funeral services will be held
at the residence at 2 p.m. today by the Rev. W. G. Potts, Pallbearers will
be Lambert Daniel, Les Hines, Larry Perkins, J. C. Hamilton, Wilcie Fuqua,
and Jess String.
Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger, 13 November 1912.
"Cloverport--Ethel Ward, the six year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ward,
is dead after an illness of a few days of heart trouble. She is survived by
her parents, one sister, and two brothers."
Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger & Inquirer, 9 June 1979.
"Powderly--Ethel Ward, 85, of Powderly died Thursday, June 7, 1979, at
Owensboro-Daviess County Hospital. She was born in Butler County. Her
husband, Milton Ward, preceded her in death.
"Survivors include three sons, Alford, James, and Billy Brown, all of
Evansville; two daughters, Alline Jarvis and Daisy Vincent Adcock, both of
Powderly; 30 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 11
great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Eula Hockenberry of Rockport, Ky.
"Services are at 2 p.m. today at Tucker Funeral Home, Central City. Burial
in Rose Hill Cemetery, Central City. Visitation at the funeral home."
Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger & Inquirer, 22 March 1965.
"Hartford--Mrs. Ethel May Ward, 74, of Route 3, Hartford, died at 6:30 a.m.
Sunday at her home, after a long illness.
"She was born in Ohio County on April 29, 1890, and had lived in Ohio
County all her life. She was a member of Walton Creek Baptist Church at
"Surviving are her husband, Richard Ward; three daughters, Mrs. Fay
Whittaker of Hartford, Mrs. Violet Rene Humphrey of Route 3, Hartford and
Mrs. Jean Hudson of Owensboro; one son, Lyle D. Ward of Route 3, Hartford;
one brother, Rupert Ashby of Route 1, Centertown; 16 grandchildren and seven
great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
"Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Birkhead Funeral Home with the
Rev. Billy Techenor, pastor of Calhoun Baptist Church officiating. Burial
will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Hartford.
"Pallbearers will be grandsons Stanley Whittaker, Roger Ward, Kelley Ward,
Harold Humphrey, Richard Humphrey, and Tommy Humphrey.
"The body is at the funeral home."
Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger & Inquirer, 23 February 1976.
"Eula Taylor Ward, 85, of Route 3, Rockport, Ind., died Sunday [22 February
1976] at the Owensboro-Daviess County Hospital. She was preceded in death by
her husband, Delbert E. Ward, in 1958.
"Survivors include two daughters, Marjorie Jackson of Rockport and Dorothy
Hayden of Owensboro.
"Services 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Delbert J. Glenn Funeral Home. Burial in
Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation after 1:30 p.m. today.
Owensboro (Ky.) Messenger & Inquirer, 25 September 1978.
"Ezra Ward, 74, of Whitesville died Saturday [23 September 1978] at
Owensboro-Daviess County Hospital. He was born in Ohio County and was a
"Survivors include his wife, Nola Ward; two daughters, Gertrude Smith and
Christine Smith, both of Hammond Ind.; four grand-children; a brother,
Estill Ward of Hammond; and two sisters Edna Moseley of Hartford and
Elizabeth Greer of Whiting, Ind.
"Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Duke Funeral Home, Hartford. Burial in
Oakwood Cemetery, Hartford. Visitation after 11 a.m. today at the funeral
Chester Ward, Jr.
821 Glenn Ct.
Owensboro, KY 42303-0520
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