Bernice (Cooper) Ward

Friday, April 18, 2014
Bernice Ward

Bernice Ward nee Cooper, 93, was born November 11, 1920 and passed away April 17, 2014 in Troy, Mo.

She is survived by three sons, Larry (Frances) Ward, Donald (Debbie) Ward and Woody (Brenda) Ward; three daughters, Brenda (Richard) Bruns, Teri (Kenny) Willerding and Barbara Persons; a daughter-in-law, Pat Ward; a brother, Paul (Betty) Cooper; 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Ward; her husband, Woodrow W. Ward; her parents, Alva and Anna nee Langston Cooper; brothers, Remel "Wink" Cooper, Carl Cooper and Charles Cooper and sisters, Verl Rodden and Ruth Morgan.

Mrs. Ward worked as a nurse's aide for many years.

Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Monday, April 21 at the Paul Funeral Home, St. Charles, Mo. A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. prior to the services. A private burial will be conducted in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 10820 Sunset Office Drive, Suite 220, St. Louis, Mo. 63127.

Paul Funeral Home of St. Charles Mo. is in charge of the arrangements.