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Roberta Inez Johnston Ward
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1918
Payne County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 2000
Payne County
Oklahoma, USA

Mrs. Roberta Ward, longtime Cushing resident, died Friday, April 21, 2000, in Cushing Regional Hospital at age 82. Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. in the Memorial Chapel of Davis Funeral Home. Curtis Swisher, a grandson, officiating. Burial will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.

The daughter of Sandy Alexander and Enza Inez Johnston, she was born March 9, 1918, in Cushing, where she was reared and educated. On Jun 6, 1935, she married Ray H. Ward, He died Oct. 2, 1983. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cushing, enjoyed being a homemaker and mother and was known for her good cooking.

She was predeceased by her parents, a daughter. Wanda Faye Swisher; four sisters and two brothers.

Survivors include one daughter, Carol Lee Swisher and her husband Burke of Loma, Colo.; one son, Don R. Ward and his wife Sharon of Wynnewood; a sister, Bonnie Morphew of Meeker; a sister-in-law, Hazel Cusac of Cushing; a son-in-law, Stan Swisher of Cushing.

Also, 11 grandchildren, Rebecca Slinkard and husband Bobby of Swanton, Ohio. tony Swisher of Shreveport, La., Curtis Swisher and Wife Giovanna of Lake Jackson, Texas, Brita Long and husband Paul of Rogers, Ark., Patty Chisum and husband Dan of McKinney, Texas, Mark Swisher and wife Virginia of Houston, Texas. Staci Hardin and husband Randy of St. Louis, Mo., Rod Swisher and wife Chandra of Chandler, Tammy Howell and husband Jeff of Frederick, Brian Ward and wife Shana of Oklahoma City and Alan Ward of Wynnewood;, And, 19 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

News-Press, April 24, 2000, Stillwater, OK
 (bio by: Joyce Blaylock) 
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  Alexander S Johnston (1889 - 1970)
  Enza Inez Johnston (1897 - 1938)
  Ray H Ward (1915 - 1983)
Fairlawn Cemetery
Payne County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Blk 11
Created by: PAPA Ross
Record added: Jan 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64305561
Roberta Inez <i>Johnston</i> Ward
Added by: PAPA Ross
Roberta Inez <i>Johnston</i> Ward
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