Mary Ione Ward, 98, Lebanon, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 at Village of Lebanon.
She was born on Feb. 21, 1914 in Marion County. She was a financial secretary in Atlanta, Ga. and a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, Forrest and Octavia Bickett Ward; and four sisters, Dorothy Montgomery, Verna Montgomery, Laura Polin, and Mary Elizabeth Kelly; and four brothers, George Carter Ward, Ruben Ward, Ralph Ward and Charles Ward.
Survivors include: several nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass was held at 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at St. Augustine Catholic Church with interment in the church cemetery. Rev. Bill Bowling officiated.
Pallbearers were John Howard Kelly, Tim Ford, David Kelly, Robbie Polin, Michael Kelly, and Chuck Polin.
Bosley Funeral Home, Lebanon, was in charge of arrangements.