February 13, 1930
Allen D. Ward died at his home in Brumley at 11;23 p m. Wednesday, the
5th, 1930, being 81 years of age.
Mr. Ward was born in Arkansas, but came to Missouri when a young
man. Near the close of the Civil War he joined a company in the Union Army
and served until the close of the hostilities. He was united in marriage
twice. The first time to Miss Martha McClain and two children, Mrs.
Leslie (Adaline) Wall of Jefferson City and R. B. Ward survive him.
A daughter Fannie Howser, wife of A. O. Howser, died in California about
a year ago. After the death of his first wife, he married Miss Anna
Wornell and she also survives him.
He had been a member of Christian Church for 36 years and was
held in high regard by his friends and neighbors among whom he has mingled for
so many years.
Funeral Services were conducted Friday at the Christian Church by
Rev. J. C. Thompson where a large crowd was present to pay their respects.
He had been janitor at the Brumley school several years and the school
very nicely showed their love and respect when more than 100 students
attended. Burial was made in the Gott Cemetery beside his wife, the
mother of his two surviving children.