Jean South Ward
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Ivor - Mrs. Jean South Ward was called into Heaven on Sunday, November 25, 2012. She was born in New Hope, PA on July 11, 1922 and graduated from Falls High School in Fallsington, PA. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Russell Ward; and two sons, John Thomas Ward II and Russell Bernard Ward.
Mrs. Ward was a farmer's wife, devoting her life to her children and their home. Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Rose Marie Bowker and husband, Jack Bowker of New Jersey; her sons, Bill Ward and wife, Debbie Ward of VA, Robert Ward and wife, Mary Ward of Indiana; and her daughter, Doris Hanna and husband, Robert Hanna of Virginia; her sister, Bunny Boerstler; and her cousin, Merida Edwards. Twelve loving grandchildren and many great-grandchildren will miss her deeply.
A service in her memory will be held at 7 p.m. at Ivor Baptist Church on Thursday, November 29, 2012 with Rev. Kevin Niles officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Park, New Jersey next to her loving husband. The family is being served by R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, Wakefield Chapel. Condolences may be posted to www.rwbakerfh.com.
R.W. Baker Funeral & Co.
509 W. Washington St. Suffolk, VA 23435
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Nov. 27, 2012