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Helen L. Ward

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656

(p) 740-682-6696 (f) 740-682-7862 (e) (w)

Helen L. (King) Ward, age 81, of Oak Hill, passed away on Friday April 27th, 2018 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. She was born June 4, 1936 in Firebrick, Ohio to the late Emory and Stelia (Barnhart) King.

Helen was a 1954 graduate of Decatur-Washington High School. She devoted the majority of her life to being a stay-at-home mother to her three children. Later in life, Helen enjoyed working at local businesses within the Oak Hill Village. In her spare time, Helen enjoyed playing bingo, fishing, gardening and the outdoors.

She is survived by her children; Jack (Stacee) Ward of Jackson, Robert (Amy) Ward of Springboro and David (Amy Willis) Ward of Oak Hill; four grandchildren, Kaila Ward, Morgan Ward, Emma Ward and Lucas Ward and sister, Ruth King of Oak Hill.

In addition to her parents, Helen was proceeded in death by her husband Jack Ward; siblings, William King, Eileen King, Dorothy (King) Hale, Wilber King, Lester King, Wendall King and Loren King.

Friends may call Tuesday May 1st, 2018 at the Lewis and Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Funeral services will commence immediately after viewing with Pastor Stan Howard officiating. Burial will follow at the C.M. Cemetery in Oak Hill. Online condolences may be sent to

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