Marie Ward

Marie Ward, 90, of Carthage Avenue, Kent, died Tuesday at her home.

Born May 26, 1907 in Jonesboro, Ill., she was the daughter of E. Otis and Ethel May (Merriman) Anderson.

Survivors include her son, Gerald (Alice) of Lewisville; daughters, Mrs. Richard (Hazel) Patsche of Canton and Mrs. Robert (Bety Jane) Braybon of Kent; 14 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Roy Anderson of Illinois; and sister, Ruth DePriest of Michigan. Her husband, Wilbur A. died in 1981. Her brother, Carl Anderson, and sisters, Beulah Short, Myrtle Batey, Flo Parmeley and Eva Ramsey, died previously.

Calling hours will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, with the Rev. Bruce Chouinard officiating. Burial will be in Standing Rock Cemetery in Kent.

Memorials may be made to Robinson Memorial Hospital Foundation-Visiting Nurse and Hospice, P.O. Box 1204, Ravenna, 44266-1204.

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