Eula Marie Ward, of Mesquite,Texas, passed away early Friday morning, January 3, 2020 in Bedford, Texas. She was born November 7, 1930 in Dallas, Texas to Theodore "Ted" and Gladys (Burt) McWhorter. She was 89 years of age.
Marie graduated from Crozier Tech High School in Dallas, Texas. She, then, married the love of her life, Mr. Gerald Ward, on July 20, 1956. Together, they enjoyed 63 wonderful years of marriage. In addition to raising their three children, she enjoyed working with crafts (especially, sewing) and watching her Dallas Cowboys.
Marie leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband, Gerald Ward; their three children; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother; a niece and two nephews; and numerous other extended family and dear friends.
She was proceeded in death by her parents, Ted and Gladys Ward; an infant sister, Delores; and two brothers; Ted Jean and Charlie.
The family will receive friends from 6 - 8:00 p.m., Monday evening, January 6, 2020 at Laurel Oaks Funeral Home located at 12649 Lake June Rd., Mesquite, TX 75180. The service will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Laurel Oaks Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Burt officiating. Following the service, there will be a short procession to Laurel Oaks Memorial Park for a brief committal service in the Garden of Whispering Oaks. Jim Allison, Bryce McCallum, Blaine Hough, Rickey Hough, Blair Rebal, James Smith, and Mike McWhorter will serve as pallbearers.
Arrangements are under the care of Laurel Oaks Funeral Home.
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