4/16/2020 6:39:00 PM Wilma "Elsie" Isenhour Ward August 18, 1931 - April 15, 2020
MAIDEN, N.C. - Wilma “Elsie” Isenhour Ward, age 88 of Maiden passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory.
Born August 18, 1931 in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late George “G.W.” Washington and Alice Travis Isenhour. In addition to her parents, husband, Jarvis Glenn Ward, five sisters and nine brothers preceded her in death.
Left to cherish her memory are two daughters Elaine Richard and husband Bill of Maiden, Janice Davis and husband Christy of Maiden; son Wayne Ward and wife Donna of Newton; five grandchildren Tefany Major, Gwendolyn Jones, Keista Bass, Sheena Lowe, Raider Ward; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters Georgia Teague and husband Larry of Newton, Rosie Huffman of Catawba; two sisters-in-law Mabel Ward of Maiden, Mildred Caldwell and husband Ronnie of Newton; and special friend Clifford Wilson of Maiden.
“Thank you” to the staff at Catawba Valley Living at Rock Barn for wonderful care of our mom.
A private graveside service will be held Saturday, April 18 at Mays Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Maiden with Rev. Dr. Jason Guyer officiating.
The body will lie in state on Friday, April 17, 2020 from 1-4 p.m. at Burke Mortuary in Maiden without family members present.
Memorials may be made to Mays Chapel UMC Building Fund.
Visit www.burkemortuary.com to register your condolences.
Burke Mortuary of Maiden, N.C. is serving the Ward family.