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Marylea Ward

Marylea Ward of Zephyrhills, Fl, formerly of Mt Vernon passed away peacefully on July 20, 2015 at age 88.

She was born Feb 20, 1927 in Donnellson , IL to Rev. Walter and Mary (Calvert) Miller. Marylea was married to Harold Ward 49 years.

She is survived by daughter, Melba Niepoetter of Zephyrhills, Fl, granddaughters, Jeanette Planchard of Holiday , Fl. Bobbi Pound (Jere) of Sumter , SC and great grandson Caleb Breeze, brother Alvin (Martha) Miller, Hillsboro , IL , Edwin Miller (Dorothy) of Berea , KY and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband. Harold, parents and sisters Lugenia Rae, Carol Dorf and Julia Jester, son-in-law Raymond Niepoetter.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Bethel Cemetery , Mt. Vernon , IL for family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be offered to Gulfside Hospice Zephyrhills, Fl would be appreciated. Arrangements by Newell Funeral Home, Mt. Vernon , IL



Newell Funeral Home
Jason Newell
Owner/Operator/Funeral Director/Embalmer

Mount Vernon Location
2707 North Street
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: (618) 246-0100
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505 E. Main
Waltonville, IL 62894

Phone: (618) 279-7272

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