Ruth (Evans) Ward

Ward, Ruth (Evans)
Nov. 15, 1921 - March 23, 2014
WARD, Ruth (Evans), age 92, born in and formerly from Dayton, Ohio passed away March 23, 2014 in Atlanta, GA. She was preceded in death by her parents: Benjamin and Laura Dell Barney, husband, Jack Ward. Survived by children: Ginger Shafner, husband Dale, (Bellbrook, Oh), Tod Evans, wife Nina, (Atlanta, Ga), Scott Evans, wife Cheryl, (Greensboro, NC). Grandchildren: Brooke Fuls, Kayley Shafner, Zach & Zane Evans, (1) Great Grandchild: Brealyn Fuls. Ruth loved her retirement years in Englewood Florida where she was involved in a multitude of activities: Hospital Volunteer, Church - feed the needy food pantry, pot-luck dinners, bocci, swim aerobics, dancing, euchre, bridge, but most importantly she loved being with family and friends. She adored time spent with her kids and grandkids: rooting on the Georgia Tech baseball Team. She was a die-hard OSU fan. She was highly competitive in everything she did. Loved by everyone, her loving smile & warm heart will be missed by all. Retired from Delco Products after 30 yrs. of service. It was Ruth's wishes that her body be donated to the Emory University School of Medicine for research. A memorial service will be held in her honor at 6:30 pm Thursday, March 27, at MORRIS SONS FUNERAL HOME, 1771 E. Dorothy Lane, Kettering, OH with Rev. Bobbie Predmore officiating. Family will receive friends 5-6:30 pm prior to service. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made in Ruth's name to Trinity Presbyterian Church, 4365 State Rd, 776, Venice, Florida 34293. Condolences may be sent to

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Morris Sons Funeral Home
1771 E. Dorothy Lane Kettering, OH 45429
(937) 298-6560

Published in Herald Tribune from Mar. 26 to Mar. 27, 2014