Thelma Ward

Thelma Ward

VILLA GROVE – Thelma Ward, 85, of Avon, Ind., formerly of Decatur and Villa Grove, passed away on Oct. 11, 2012.

She was born July 4, 1927, in Joppa to Joseph and Florence Norman. She was a homemaker and member of the Northwest Christian Church, Decatur.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Ward. Survivors include children Martha (Tim) Hughes and David (Martha) Ward; three grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be noon Monday, Oct. 15, at the First Christian Church in Villa Grove with visitation there from 11 a.m. Burial will be in the Villa Grove Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Cornerstone Christian Church Food Pantry, 8930 N. State Road 267, Brownsburg, IN 46112.