Marie Ward

June 29, 2021

Marie Eileen Ward, age 89, of South Bloomfield, died Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at The Ohio State University Medical Center. She was born July 21, 1931 in Buena Vista, Ohio to the late Arnold and Carrie Rayburn Collignon and was also preceded in death by her husbands, Lester Crisp, Jr. and Wilford Ward; a son, Lester Crisp, III; and her siblings, Bernard Collignon, Marcella Jones, Carbel Jayne and Bernice Coleman. She is survived by her daughter, Delma Rush of Raymond; her grandchildren, Jennifer (Eric) Bradford, Marcus (Molly) Humble and Shannon (Chad) Kempton; six great-grandchildren, Adyson, Ashton, Graham, Mackensey, Ava and Carter; her sister, Doris Herdman; and other relatives. Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, July 9, 2021 at Underwood Funeral Home where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Private interment will be held at Harrison Township Cemetery in South Bloomfield.  Condolences may be expressed to the family at


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