Stella Ward

Obituary of Stella Ann Ward

Stella Ann Ward, born September 25, 1935, to the late Charlie and Lola Marcum, passed away peacefully at her home on May 1, 2022.  She was a devoted Christian and mother.  She was one of the most selfless and loving mommas any family could ever hope for.  She loved quilting, planting flowers, and gardening, but the thing that made her heart the happiest was gathering all her family together for Big dinners. Her whole work history was cooking in various restaurants and lastly with the Martin Co. School District as a cook. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Lola Marcum, her late husband, Kenneth Ward, siblings, Lon Marcum, Mary Garten, Ray Marcum, Ida Belle Lyles, Columbia Jean Parton, and Enoch Marcum, and a great-granddaughter, Skyler Winnett. She is survived by her sister, Essie Woodyard, and her nine children, Terry and Sharon Ward, Paul and Ernestine Ward, Erma and Mike Diez, Charles and Bertha Ward, Arvil and Diana Ward, Jackie Ward, Mary Lou Mowles, Maria and Ralph Muncy, and Steve and Angie Ward. As well as her grandchildren, Maggie and Justin Horch, Shelly and Mike Hanson, Adam and Christy Ward, Keith and Jackie Hodge, Tangela Fluty Winnett, Charles and Amy Ward, Tammy and Rosco Smith, Brandon and Savannah Ward, Dustin and Erika Ward, Casey and Samantha Ward, Weston and Christina Ward, Logan and Amanda Ward, Isaiah Ward, Tara and Alex Castaneda, Ryan and Kristi Mowles, Britney and Travis Parsley, Joshua and Brittney Muncy, Kristen Muncy, Kenny and Brianna Muncy, Rob Muncy, Brittany Muncy, Wes Muncy, and Steven Ward. As well as thirty-seven great grandchildren and seven great great grandchildren, and Dave and Mary Jo Wolford, two very loving and dedicated extended family members whom she and the family loved dearly.  As well as a host of nieces and nephews and a loving church family of New Life Outreach in Fort Gay, WV. 

She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her, but we find complete peace in knowing she is resting peacefully in the arms of Our Heavenly Father. 

Funeral Services will be conducted on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at 1pm at New Life Outreach in Fort Gay, WV.  Burial will follow in the Ward Cemetery at Henderson, WV.  Friends may visit the family on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, from 11am until the time of services at New Life Outreach.  All care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home. 

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Tuesday
3
May

Visitation

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
New Life Outreach Church
Cedar Heights Road
Fort Gay, West Virginia, United States
Tuesday
3
May

Funeral

1:00 pm
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
New Life Outreach Church
Cedar Heights Road
Fort Gay, West Virginia, United States

Interment

Ward Cemetery
2205 Taylor's Ridge Road
Henderson, West Virginia, United States
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