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Evelyn Louise (Petry) Ward

1947 ~ 2021 (age 73)


EVELYN LOUISE PETRY WARD, 73, of Wayne, West Virginia, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.  She was a member of Laurel Freewill Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward & Pearl Petry; two brothers Bill and Bob Petry; one son Michael Ward; and one infant granddaughter, Amanda Brownlee.

            Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Homer Ward; two daughters, Christina (Sam) Carpenter of South Point, Oh., and Peggy (Joe) Carpenter of Coolville, Oh.; one son, Roy (Dee) Ward of Wayne; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; as well as one sister, Phyllis Henry of Lesage, W.Va.     

            Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home with Brother Jerry Casteel officiating.  Burial will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 6 -9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  

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April 16, 2021

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Johnson Tiller Funeral Home
10030 Route 152
Wayne, WV 25570

Funeral Service
April 17, 2021

1:00 PM
Johnson Tiller Funeral Home
10030 Route 152
Wayne, WV 25570

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