A. Belle Ward

Ward A. Belle Ward, 76, of Ashville, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Mt. Carmel West Medical Center, Columbus. She was born October 10, 1937 in Muhlenberg Township, Pickaway Co. to the late Robert and Helen (Hettinger) Cline. A member of Circleville Church of the Nazarene and a graduate of Circleville H.S. Belle retired from E.M. Smith Jewelry in Bookkeeping and Sales, she also worked for the former L.M. Butch Co., and many years ago in Columbus at The Union Clothing Store. Preceded in death by husband Charles W. Ward in 1998, parents, sisters Lucille Peters and Alice Rhodes. Survived by children, Darryl (Sherri) Ward of Ashville, Tom (Carol) Ward of Palmetto, FL., Amy (Richard) Copley of Upper Arlington, and Robert (Caroline) Ward of Rushville, OH; grandchildren, Tiffany McIntyre, Steven (Megan) Ward, Bryan Ward, Ronald, Tony, and Ashley Copley, Jessie Josh, and Abby Ward; numerous great grandchildren; sisters, Margret (Loland) Watson, Edith Smith, and Georgie Starkey, all of Circleville; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Service 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at the OLIVER-CHEEK FUNERAL HOME, 420 W. Main St., Ashville with Rev. William Hill officiating. Interment will follow in Reber Hill Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6- 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Funeral Home

Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home
420 Main St W Ashville, OH 43103
(740) 983-6414
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 23, 2014