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Roman Edward "Cody" Ward, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1914
Ramona
Washington County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1996
Ramona
Washington County
Oklahoma, USA

FATHER - CLEOPHAS WARD
MOTHER - ROSE MARIE REDEKER
SPOUSE - ROSE LILLIAN HOLLY
MARRIED - 30 JUNE 1934 COURT HOUSE, BARTLSEVILLE, WASHINGTON CO, OK
======'Notes from Bartlesville Examiner Enterprise WARDS TO CELEBRATE 60TH
**An open house will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. July 2 at the Fellowship Hall of Baptist Church in Ramona to celebrate the 60th wedding anniversary of Cody and Jackie (Holly) Ward. Their children and daughters-in-law are hosting the event: Roman Ward Jr., Holly and Doris Ward, Mike and Paulette Ward, Terry Ward, and Sue Lillie. The Wards were married June 30, 1934, at the Bartlesville Courthouse by Judge Charlton, a family friend. They have eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
**Roman Sr. "Cody" was born near Twin Mounds between Ramona and Ochelata on Feb. 14, 1914, along with a twin brother, Norman, who died in July 1915. Mr. Ward has lived in the Ramona area all his life as a farmer and oilman until retiring and moving into the town of Ramona. He worked in the local grocery store as a butcher until his second retirement.
**Mr. and Mrs. Ward worked in Yellowstone National Park four seasons; he as a security guard and she as a jewelry and fine gift saleswoman.
**Both the Ward and the Holly families are pioneer families, coming into Oklahoma before statehood.
**Mrs. Ward was born in west Tulsa on Aug. 12, 1917, moving to California when an infant, where her father worked in the shipbuilding industry during WWI. They moved back to west Tulsa and then lived in Burkburnet, Texas, for five years and then back to Tulsa where she attended grade and junior high school before her family moved to Ramona in 1931 where she finished her education.
**Mr. Ward began his formal education at the Westside Country School, west of Ramona, and graduated from the Ramona School in 1934. 
 
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 Parents:
  Cleophas Ward (1887 - 1960)
  Rose Marie Redeker Ward (1889 - 1984)
 
 Spouse:
  Rose Lillian Holly Ward (1917 - 2006)
 
 Children:
  Roman Edward Ward (1935 - 2004)*
  Michael Curtis Ward (1943 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Willis Henry Ward (1910 - 1990)*
  Cleophas Birdell Ward (1911 - 1995)*
  Roman Edward Ward (1914 - 1996)
  Norman Alfred Ward (1914 - 1915)*
  Wayne Ward (1916 - 2004)*
  Flora Pearl Ward Nicholson (1918 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
JACKIE CODY
MARRIED JUNE 30 1934
 
Burial:
Ramona Cemetery
Ramona
Washington County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Dennis Ward
Record added: Dec 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32465946
Roman Edward Cody Ward, Sr
Added by: Dennis Wilson
 
Roman Edward Cody Ward, Sr
Added by: Dennis Wilson
 
Roman Edward Cody Ward, Sr
Added by: Dennis Ward
 
 
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