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Mary B. Ward, 89

Mary B. Ward, 89

Mary B. Ward, 89, of Hendersonville, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, at Life Care Center of Hendersonville.

Mary, a lifelong resident of Henderson County, was a daughter of the late James and Lona Ward Beddingfield. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, John T. Ward Sr., and son, John T. Ward Jr.

She is survived by daughter, Theresa Cagle and husband Cliff; grandchildren, Carrie Baldwin and husband Michael, Crystal Montoya and husband Carlos; great-grandchildren, Brittany Baldwin and Carina Montoya all of Hendersonville; sister, Myrtle Williams; sisters-in-law, Adlyn Bell and Thelma Ward; brother-in-law, James P. Ward and wife Mary Jo; several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 20, 2013, in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hendersonville. Rev. Guy Smith will be officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Hill Cemetery Fund, Attn. Jerald Summey, 650 Crystal Dr., Hendersonville, NC 28792.

An online guest book and sympathy cards are available at

Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.