Whiteville: Katherine Swenson Ward, 91 of Whiteville died Thursday at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Edwin Swenson and Lottie Crabtree and was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph M. Ward. She worked with Blue Jeans and Stone Mfg. Co. as a Machine operator. She was a member of Jesus Christ Church of Latter Day Saints.
Survivors include sons, Ralph M.”Rusty” Ward of Shallotte, N.C. and Ransom Edwin Ward of Wilmington, N.C. daughters, Sue Ward Carter of Shallotte , N.C. , Sandra Ward Rooks of Whiteville, N.C. and Teresa Gale Ward of Shallotte, N.C. 10 Grandchildren and 14 Great-Grandchildren.
A Graveside Service will be Sunday, December 10,2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Ward Cemetery in the Ward Station Community.
Visitation will be Saturday night December 9,2017 at McKenzie Mortuary from 7-9 p.m.