Carolyn M. Ward, 73, of Woodhull, IL, died Thursday, November 15, 2012 at her home. Services are 10:30 a.m., Monday, November 19, 2012 at Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home in Woodhull. Burial is in the Alpha Cemetery. Visitation is Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at the funeral home where a memorial fund will be established. Online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.
She was born March 7, 1939 in Kewanee, IL a daughter of Marvin and Beatrice Hand Good. She graduated from Cambridge High School and married Donald E. Ward October 27, 1957 in the State Road Church near Cambridge. Carolyn was a homemaker and was employed at various times as a Nurses Aid at area Nursing Homes and at Cottage Hospital retiring in 1974.
She enjoyed cooking, baking and especially being with her family.
Survivors include her husband, Donald; 2 daughters: Bethany (Tom) Anderson of Woodhull; Pamela (Kevin) Goreth of East Peoria; 2 sons: Mark (Nazera) Ward of Woodhull; Rick (Kelli) Ward of Alpha; 14 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 2 sisters: Linda Jo Finin of Kewanee; Debra Barham of Osco; 2 brothers: Marvin and Larry Good both of Florida and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, 1 son: Rusty; 1 sister and 1 great grandson preceded her in death.
Sunday, November 18th, 2012, 2:00pm - 4:00pm, Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home Woodhull
Monday, November 19th, 2012, 10:30am, Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home Woodhull