Posted: Thu 11:30 AM, Feb 27, 2014
Funeral Home: McCurdy Funeral Home
Betty L. Ward, 79, of Lowell, Ohio died Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
She was born April 20, 1934, daughter of Victor D.and Grace McKitrick Wagner.
She had worked at the Save- More supermarket in Beverly for many years. She graduated from Beverly High School in 1952. She attended the Coal Run Church of Christ and was a member of the American Legion Post #750 Auxiliary at Lowell. She loved to square dance and round dance which she did for over 30 years. She enjoyed her large doll collection and also enjoyed quilting and crocheting. She especially loved her family.
She was married July 23, 1953 to Clarence “Chinck” Ward who survives. Also surviving are 2 children, Pamela Brooks of Coal Run and Randy Ward and wife Paulette of Glouster, Ohio; Grandchildren, Corey Brooks (Amanda), Randy Ward Jr., Justin Ward and Briauna Ward; Step Children, Chris Parker (Tasha), Joshua Parker (Shireen); Great Grandchildren, Cade, Landon, Mariah and Cayden; Step Great Grandchildren, Madison, Chelsea, Lily, Amelia and Riley; Sister. Joyce Shriver of Coal Run; 2 brothers, Victor Eugene Wagner and wife Liz of Coal Run and Roger Allen Wagner and wife Doris of Beverly; Sister in-law, Marilyn Dailey and husband Ralph of Mount Gilead, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother in law, Walt Shriver.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday at McCurdy Funeral Home in Beverly with Evang. Rich Lemal officiating. Burial will be in the Beverly Cemetery. Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 PM on Friday. There will be meal and gathering after the service at the Coal Run Church of Christ in Coal Run. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.mccurdyfh.com.