Alene Fay (Ward) Thompson, daughter of Charles Lee Ward, Sr., and Dora Ann (Evans) Ward, was born June 10, 1923, along with twin brother Alvin Ray “Bud” Ward, Marshfield. She passed away May 14, 2019, in the Sonshine Manor Care Center, Republic, at the age of 95.
Alene was loved by all and friend to many. She was hard working, fun loving and always caring for others. Alene’s high-spirited personality served her everywhere she went.
She loved time with her family, visiting friends, serving and fellowship with the Marshfield Senior Center, Friday Night Music Jams at Northview and attending churches in the community.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Earl Thompson; her first husband, Dave Jump; her second husband, Dale Batson; her son, Jerry Dean Ward; her siblings, George, Bud, and Bill Ward, Lola Mae Nunn, Mildard Gilbert, Wilma Riza and Betty Ruth Cobb.
Survivors are grandchildren and spouses, Catherine Voigt Brown, Republic, Missouri, and Anthony Ward (Mary), Aaron Ward (IM), Abra Ward Bridges (Rich), all from Kansas City; three great-grandchildren and spouses; four great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Memorial services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Fraker Funeral Home, Inc., with burial following in Marshfield Cemetery.