Ellis County Capitol
28 Feb 1930 Page 1
Pioneer Harmon Woman Died Friday
Mrs. C. F. Ward, age 67 years pioneer woman of the Harmon community, died at the family home 1 and 1/2 miles east of Harmon, Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Ward and family came to this section shortly after the opening to settlement. For more than twenty years the family has been prominent in civic, business and political affairs of the Harmon community. Mrs. Ward always taking an active part in community affairs with her husband and sons.
Sarah Louise Ruddle, was born in McDowell County, Illinois, March 31, 1863, and died at her home near Harmon, Oklahoma, February 21st, 1930. She was united in marriage to C. F. Ward at Skidmore, Missouri, April 13th, 1884, to this union was born four sons; Guy E. and Archie L., Harmon; Ralph O., of Elk City; Harry L., of Canadian, Texas. A niece, Miss Mildred Scott, has made her home with Mr.and Mrs. Ward, since she was a child. Besides the husband and children is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Hester Ward, Mrs. Mary Garnett, Mrs. Chas. Brown, Skidmore, Mo.; four brothers: Ed Ruddle, Fairfax, Mo; Haze Ruddle, Skidmore, Mo; Fred Ruddle, Custer City, and Grant Ruddle, Weatherford; six grand children and a host of friends.
Funeral services were conducted from the Baptist church at Harmon, Monday, by Bro. Frank McClung, and burial made in the Harmon cemetery.
Card of Thanks
We desire to express our most sincere thanks to the many kind friends and neighbors who assisted us during the illness and death of our beloved wife and mother.
C. F. Ward and family
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