Carolyn M. Ward
Carolyn M. Ward, 73, of Woodhull, died Thursday, Nov. 15, at her home. Services are 10:30 a.m., Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 at Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home in Woodhull. Burial is in the Alpha Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at the funeral home where a memorial fund will be established. Online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.
She was born March 7, 1939 in Kewanee, a daughter of Marvin and Beatrice Hand Good. She graduated from Cambridge High School and married Donald E. Ward Oct. 27, 1957 in the State Road Church near Cambridge. Carolyn was a homemaker and was employed at various times as a Nurses Aid at area Nursing Homes and at Cottage Hospital retiring in 1974.
She enjoyed cooking, baking and especially being with her family.
Survivors include her husband, Donald; two daughters: Bethany (Tom) Anderson of Woodhull; Pamela (Kevin) Goreth of East Peoria; two sons: Mark (Nazera) Ward of Woodhull; Rick (Kelli) Ward of Alpha; 14 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; two sisters: Linda Jo Finin of Kewanee; Debra Barham of Osco; two brothers: Marvin and Larry Good both of Florida and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, one son: Rusty; one sister and one great grandson preceded her in death.