BELLEFONTE, Ky. — Elizabeth Anne Ward, of Bellefonte, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2010 at her residence.
She was born in Louisa, Ky., the daughter of John Henry and Lucille Roberts Moss.
She formerly served as administrative assistant to the dean at Marshall University. She was a member of Holy Family Church and was very active in the Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital auxiliary as well as their golf tournaments. She was a charter member and aided in the founding of the Paramount Women’s Association, KET, Foundation For The Tri-State; The Community Kitchen and the Yeager Scholars program at Marshall University. She was a former YWCA board member and was formerly active in the Bellefonte Garden Club. She was instrumental in the organization of the first Paramount Spring Gala in 1986. She was active in Holy Family Church and School and was a Kentucky Colonel.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Paul Ward, who died in 1995.
She is survived by three daughters, Jane Moore and her husband, Max, of Knoxville, Tenn., Jean Anne Semke and her husband, Scott, of Winston-Salem, N.C. and Julie Klein and her husband, Roger, of Ashland; seven grandchildren, Kassie Moore, Sarah Anne, Hannah, Carrie and Jack Semke and Ward and Will Klein.
Celebration of Life Mass will be 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Church with Fr. Andrew Garner, the Rev. Monsignor Lawrence Luciana and Deacon Bob Maher officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Steen Funeral Home, Central Avenue Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Yeager Scholars program at Marshall University, 400 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington, W.Va., 25755. Online condolences may be made to www.steenfuneralhomes.com.