Evelyn Ward

Obituary of Evelyn L Ward

Evelyn L. Ward passed to her heavenly home Thursday, July 14, 2022. She was born in Independence, Kansas to Floyd Ernest and Ammie (Bear) Towell. Evelyn graduated from Wayside High School in 1946. She completed her education at Independence Community College graduating in 1948. Evelyn began employment with Joe Acre public accounting office in the Professional Building in Independence. On May 17, 1958, she was united in marriage to Jack Ward in Hominy, Oklahoma. With the birth of their first child, Evelyn became a full-time homemaker and caregiver. She was a lifelong member of the Bolton Friends Church. Survivors include her children, Van (Sharon) Ward of Caney, Kansas, Ruth (Layne) White of Nickerson, Kansas, and Reva (Del) Shepard of Caney, Kansas, grandchildren, Justin (Danielle) Ward, Lex Ward, Callie (Clayton)Williams, Sarah (Ryan) Nuest, Joel (Maggie) White, Corbin Shepard, Caitlin (Andrew) Termini, Cristin (Christian) Tavernaro, one great granddaughter, Nova Ward and a sister-in-law, Tillie Hines. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Ammie Towell and by her loving husband, Jack Ward. Memorial Services will be held by the family on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at the Bolton Friends Church in Bolton, Kansas. Pastor Grady Miller will officiate. A private family burial will take place on Friday, July 22, 2022, at the Harrisonville Cemetery. Visitation open to family and friends will be available on Friday, July 22, 2022, at David W Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville, Kansas from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Bolton Friends Church and can be left at the funeral home or mailed in c/o David W. Barnes Funeral Home, 306 N. Cline Rd., Coffeyville, KS 67337.
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday, July 22, 2022
David W. Barnes Funeral Home
306 N Cline Rd
Coffeyville, Kansas, United States

Memorial Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, July 23, 2022
Bolton Friends Church
2751 Barnes St
Independence , Kansas, United States
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