Mildred Ward

April 17, 1931 - October 10, 2020

Mildred Ward, 89, of Owensboro, passed away October 10, 2020 while in the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born April 17, 1931 in Daviess County to the late James and Pauline Bosley. Mildred loved to quilt, embroider, sew and was an avid reader. She had a wonderful family and was the youngest of 11 children. Mildred also loved U.K. basketball and enjoyed taking trips to California to visit her twin sister and was a member at West Side Church of Christ. Mildred was also preceded in death by her husband, Wilford Samuel Ward; siblings, Frank Bosley, Mary Ellen Stinson, Alice Murphy, Martha Foster, Sam Bosley, George Bosley, Joyce Hawes, Anna Sue Bennett and James Bosley.

She is survived by her children, Linda Gail Midkiff (Dennis), Allen D. Ward (Kathy), Vicki Fortner, Darrel Ward (Margie) and Cliff Ward (Bobbie); her twin sister, Louise Thrift; twelve grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and a host of extended family members.

A funeral service with limited attendance for Mildred Ward will be Friday, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Visitation will be Friday, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

The number of those attending the visitation and funeral service shall be within current health and safety directives. Family and friends shall wear appropriate personal protective masks and shall enter the doors near the flagpole on the Breckenridge Street side of the building.

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