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.

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.