Obituaries

Marcia Jean Ward 1928 - 2008

Memorial services for Marcia Jean Ward, 80, Baldwin City, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
Mrs. Ward died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born May 17, 1928, in Montezuma, Kan., the daughter of Harry K. and Lois E. Schuster Wade.
Mrs. Ward was a homemaker and worked for Hallmark Cards. She also was a house cleaner and artist. She enjoyed making doll clothes and many types of arts and crafts.
She married Buford Ward on Aug. 24, 1946. He preceded her in death on Feb. 16, 1994.
Mrs. Ward was also preceded in death by a sister, Margaret, and a grandson, Adam.
Survivors include three sons, Gary and wife Terry, Baldwin City, Kenneth and wife Beverly, Cushing, Okla., and Barton, Lawrence; two daughters, Marsha Akins, Hartford, and Marquita Stout and husband Daryl, Lawrence; two brothers, Herschel, Goddard, and Hilton, Montezuma; seven grandchildren, Angela, Cora, Kristina, Stephanie, Lexie, Melanie and Christopher; and 13 great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Kansas Advocates-Better Care, sent in care of the mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Ward.