Dorothy Ann Ward

Mrs. Dorothy Ann Ward, 69, of Boone, N.C., passed away Saturday, May 31, 2019, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Born November 7, 1949 in Watauga County, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Ivan Burl and Edith Tester Ward. Dorothy was retired from housekeeping. She enjoyed spending time with her family especially the annual trip to Florida.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Ward; her children, Ivan Ward and wife, Alberta, Edith Coffey and husband, Daniel, Matt Ward and wife, Kristina, and Kenneth Ward, Jr., all of Boone; eight grandchildren, Josh, Daniel, Desiree and Jericho Coffey, Belinda, Erica, Kaitlyn and Laci Ward, four great grandchildren, Anthony, Kyle Ward, Mia Lilly and Joshua Killian Coffey; three sisters, Brenda Cornett and husband, Dale, Rita Mae Ward, Jeannie Stines and husband, Wade, and Cathy Oaks and husband, Dennis; and one brother, Jimmy Dean Ward and wife, Pam.

Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Ann Ward will be conducted Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 12 noon at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Blowing Rock. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 11 am until noon at Austin & Barnes. Online condolences may be shared with the Ward family at

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Ward family.

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