Della E. Ward

  • "Elwood & fsmily: My condolences on the loss of your mother...."
    - Daphne Gibbs
  • "Elwood sorry for the loss of your mother. You and your..."
    - Gary White
  • "Those we love don't go away. They walk beside us every day...."
    - Beth Ellis
  • "Mrs. Ward You will truly be missed by all that you touched..."
    - Deborah Keaton
  • "Nanny, you will truly be missed. We love you very much!..."
    - Rosalyn & Brandon Ward

Ward Della E. Ward, 71. Sunrise September 8, 1942 in Kimball, WV and Sunset February 21, 2014 in Columbus, OH. Della was a retired school bus driver working for Franklin County for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband Elwood Ward, fathers John Ramsey and George Morris Peoples, mother Pearl Edwards Peoples, brother Morris Peoples, sister Louvenia Eaves, aunt Louisa White, grandson Jermaine Montreal Ward and great granddaughter Shanya Danielle Wallace. She leaves to mourn her home going, sisters, Mary Mosley, and Wazetta Cunningham; brothers, Jody Edwards and Kent George Peoples; sons, Deon, Elwood (Roslyn) and Michael (Katrice); daughters, Donzetta, Rita (Danny), Wanda (Lenny), Brenda (Cecil) and Bonita (Freddy); 16 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; two devoted sisters-in-law, Sharlene (Lorenzo) Johnson, and Rudy Ward; brother-in-law, Oliver (Emma Jean) Ward Jr.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and treasured friends. A special thank you to her Jehovah's Family and Riverside Hospital and MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME for the care given to our loved one. Memorial Service 1:30 p.m. Thursday, February 26, 2014 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 4151 Hickman Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43224. To offer condolences to The WARD Family, visit

Funeral Home
Marlan J. Gary Funeral Home
2500 Cleveland Ave. Columbus, OH 43211
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 26, 2014
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