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Ethel Catherine Ward

Ethel Catherine Ward, 80, of Greenup, Kentucky went to be with the Lord on Saturday May 4, 2019 at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Russell, Kentucky. Mrs. Ward was born November 26, 1938 in Greenup, Kentucky a daughter of the late Homer W. and Zetta Sturgill Stephenson.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Charles Raymond Ward; one daughter Kathy Ward Pack; one son-in-law Bennie Pack; two sisters Shirley Hill and Bonnie Fierro.

Ethel was a member of Little Sandy Baptist Church in Greenup, Kentucky.

She is survived by

two sons

Bryan (Missy) Ward of Wurtland, Kenucky

Bruce Ward of Greenup, Kentucky

One daughter

Denise (Jimmy) Cumpton – Vallance of Rush, Kentucky

Four brothers

Herbert Wayne (Linda) Stephenson of Greenup, Kentucky

Joe (Brenda) Stephenson of Mount Vernon, IL

Larry (Sally) Stephenson of Wurtland, Kentucky

Roger (Donna) Underwood of Dothan, Alabama

Two sisters

Belva Brown of Wurtland, Kentucky

Lois Sizemore of Greenup, Kentucky

Five grandchildren

Samantha (Chip) Arnett, Breanna (Justin) Tackett, Tiffany (Derik) Sizemore, Tommy Cumpton, and Rachel (Jonathan) Smith

Eleven great grandchildren

Funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Thursday May 9, 2019 at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup, Kentucky by Pastor Tim Wright. Burial will be in Plum Grove Cemetery in Greenup, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Wednesday at the funeral home and one hour before the service on Thursday. Condolences may be made at

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