Mary Rebecca Ward, 84 of Bledsoe, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 26, 2021. She was born on September 16, 1937, in Nashville, TN. Mary was a retired printer, attended Green Hill Community Church, and believed in the Pentecostal Faith.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Don Ward; her parents, Robert, and Violet Spain; her loving daughter Connie Nelson; a granddaughter, Karen Schreiber; three sons-in-law, Kenneth Gross Jr., Albin Chuprinskas and William Nelson, and three brothers, James, Robert, and Ronnie Spain.
Those left to cherish her memories are her three daughters, Donna Gross, Mary Janie Chuprinskas, and Ronda Ward all of Bledsoe; 14 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. Also, one brother, Floyd Spain of Alabama, and one sister, Polly Fitzsimons of Chicago, IL. A host of several nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends also survive.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 30, 2021, at 7PM in the Chapel of the Henson & Rich Funeral Home with the Rev. Nathan Lewis officiating and eulogy by Jamie Garcia. Graveside services will be held on Friday, December 31, 2021, at 1PM at the Lewis-Ward Cemetery in Bledsoe, KY. Pallbearers will be James Johnson, Edward Chuprinskas, Brandon Tolliver, Kevin Short, Jakob Short and Caleb Barrett.
Visitation will also be on Thursday starting at 5PM until the funeral hour at the funeral home.
On behalf of the staff of the Henson & Rich Funeral Home we would like to offer our heartfelt sympathy to the family during your time of bereavement.
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