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Eula Ward

Ward, Eula “Joan”, age 87 formerly of Farmersville, died peacefully at Brookhaven of Brookville on December 5, 2016.  She was born November 17, 1929 to the late Claude and Neva (Stiver) Kurtz, was a graduate of Farmersville School where she also worked as a cafeteria cook for many years.  Joan was a lifetime member of the Farmersville United Methodist Church, was a faithful servant, and loved her church family.  For many years she enjoyed playing euchre and bingo with her friends at the Farmersville Senior Center.  She was full of fun and laughter, loved making cookies and food for her family and friends, and was known as the “Cookie Queen”.  Joan was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Gene H. Ward.  She is survived by her sons Steve (Lisa) Ward, Ed (Beth) Ward, daughter Pam (Jeff) Morneault, all of Farmersville, OH, 10 loving grandchildren, Amanda (Jason) DeGroat, Steven Ward, Clayton Ward, Houston (Karlee) Ward, Brian (Melissa) Ward, Mitch (Dawn) Ward, Jay Ward, Matt (Mirullia) Morneault, Trevin (Estefany) Morneault, and Abbie Morneault, each one held a special place in her heart.  In addition 17 beloved great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 11:00am at Farmersville United Methodist Church with Pastor Patty Matthews and Pastor Brian Thie officiating, interment immediately following at Preble Memory Gardens.  The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 10:00am.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Farmersville United Methodist Church Memorial Fund in memory of Joan.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Farmersville United Methodist Church
110 W. Center St. Farmersville, OH 45325,

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Ed, Steve and Pam, Very sorry about your loss.Your mom was one of my favorite people when you were in school and you should all be blessed to have had such a GREAT mother...none better.Miss you guys and God's Speed Ray Huss

Ray Huss Dec 13 2016 12:00 AM

Joan wasa special friend. Although not close for a many years she was always a "best friend". We attended school together and visited in each others homes many times. What a great gal. Rest inpeace.

Rean Wegley Wilson Dec 13 2016 12:00 AM

pam, Sorry for your loss.I'm praying for you and your family.Although we know where she is dwelling, her place here on earth will be a void, and only God can give you the peace that surpasses all understanding.May you find that peace.I won't be able to attend, but my thoughts are with you. Cris

Cristina pickle Dec 12 2016 12:00 AM

Pam,Steve,Eddie and all the family, We offer our sympathy on the the loss of Aunt Joan. She was a blessing to all of us in so many ways. Her love and joy will be missed here.

David and Judy Strong Dec 11 2016 12:00 AM

My sympathy to each and everyone of you.Ed, Steve and Pam, you had the greatest mom.Take time, remember the many good times.

Marci Cason Dec 10 2016 12:00 AM

sorry to hear of your loss, steve,ed,and pam.

mike hynes Dec 10 2016 12:00 AM

Pam, Steve and Ed - you have our deepest condolences on the passing of your dear mother.Although we haven't seen her much in recent years, we always enjoyed visiting with Joan at various band and other school functions.May you be blessed with only happy memories of your many years together.Karen Carmickle and Mark Heistand

Mark A. Heistand Dec 9 2016 12:00 AM