Obituary and Service Information for Thelma Ward

Ward, Thelma

Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Visitation Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, Missouri 63028

Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016
Time: 12:00 p.m.

Service Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel

Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Bloomfield, Missouri

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mercy Jefferson Hospice, P O Box 350, Festus, Missouri 63028

Thelma "Ann" Ward, 76 of Festus entered into rest February 8, 2016 at Mercy Jefferson Hospital. She was a homemaker, member of United Pentecostal Church of Festus, member of VFW Post 3777 Ladies Auxiliary; she enjoyed sewing, cooking, shopping and most of all she loved being a "wife, mom and grandma". Born July 31, 1939, in Hemphill, Texas, to the late I.V. and Emma (Huff) Whitmire.

Survived by her loving family which includes her husband of 46 years: James L. Ward; sons: Maurice Mann of Scott City, MO, Greg (Vickie Holder) Ward of Hillsboro, MO and Terry Wilder of Kokomo, IN; daughters: Jamie (Keith) Shook of Kokomo, IN and Lisa (Rico Rivera) Morgan of Ocala, FL; brother: Charles Whitmire of Hemphill, TX; sisters: Bobbie Jean of Salt Lake City, UT and Jean of CA; 18 grandchildren: Christopher, Trista, Austin and Joshua Ward, Brett and Justin Holder, Crystal Morgan, Ashley Melton, J.D. Ward, Dale and Eric Largent, Terry and John Morgan, Devin Rivera, Tara and Amanda Wilder, Evan Shook and Brandie Glass; and 17 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a son, James D. Ward; brothers, Jimmy Whitmire and Johnny Whitmire; and sisters: Gloria Langenbacker and Cathy.

Pastor Chris Mangus will officiate service.

Family and friends will meet at 3:00 p.m. Thursday @ Missouri Veterans Cemetery for burial.


Back to Obituaries List

Close This Window