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Vivian M Edwards Ward

  • Birth 18 Jan 1925 Winfield, Putnam County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 23 Sep 2010 Lima, Allen County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 70744200

Vivian M. Ward, 85, died at 11:40 a.m. Sept. 23, 2010, at St. Rita's Medical Center.
She was born Jan. 18, 1925, in Winfield, W.Va., to John R. and Alberta M. Childers Edwards, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 28, 1947, she married Paul T. Ward, who died Feb. 19, 1994.
Mrs. Ward had been a ship welder in Baltimore in 1944 and had worked at Sylvania in West Virginia. From August 1954 to May 1985, she made jet engine blades for Ex-Cell-O. She attended Lima Community Church. She loved her birds, flowers and getting together with family.
Survivors include two children, Dreama Patterson, of Elida, and John (Carol) Ward, of Lima; eight grandchildren, Ron (Pam), Chris, Liz (Scott), Vickie (Brian), John (Nicole), Jack (Tracy), Vincente and Priscilla (Terry); 19 great-grandchildren, Tom, Gabe, Cheyenne, Travis, Scott, Samantha, Kevin, Cory, Samantha, Tyler, Lilly, Jonathan, Chris, Jacob, Zac, Tristan, Luke, Derek and Nate; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Paul Thomas Ward II; and seven siblings, Elizabeth Sells, Catherine Porter, Geraldine Morris, Pauline Sells, Helen Rogers and Edward and Harold Edwards.
Services will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Siferd-Orians Funeral Home. The Rev. Jim Mason will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Elida.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
Condolences may be expressed at www.siferd-oriansfuneralhome.com.


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  • Created by: Kathy Smith
  • Added: 2 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70744200
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Vivian M Edwards Ward (18 Jan 1925–23 Sep 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70744200, citing Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Kathy Smith (contributor 47407368) .