Janet Virginia (Freeman) Ward, 79, of Bellaire, Ohio, formerly of Marshall County, W.Va., passed away Friday, January 27, 2017, at her home.
Janet was born December 17, 1937 in McMechen, W.Va., a daughter of the late John and Virginia (Furbee) Freeman. She was retired from Reynolds Memorial Hospital and was a Methodist by faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Ward; two sons, John Ward, Jr. and Rodney Ward; a brother, John R. Freeman; and a sister, Lois Drake.
Janet is survived by her son, Larry Ward (Donna) of Virginia; a daughter, Shelly Miller (Barbara Hardway) of Bellaire, Ohio; a sister, Twila Fusco of Triadelphia, W.Va.; 18 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandson.
Friends will be received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen, on Sunday, January 29, 2017, from Noon until time of funeral services at 1 pm, with the Rev. Keith Forkey officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Zion Cemetery, Bellaire, Ohio.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com