Margaret M. (Ward)
Margaret M. (Ward) Ashman age 91 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at
10:10 P.M. Sunday March 18, 2012 at Rest Haven Nursing Home. She
was born September 30, 1920 in Versailles, Ohio and was the third
daughter of the late Harry “Pete” and Florence (Deeter) Ward.
Margaret graduated from Versailles High School in 1938. She and
her husband spent forty years of the married life in Tucson,
Arizona. She was a member of the Methodist faith her entire life
beginning as a member of the “Cradle Roll” as an infant.
Transferring to the Methodist Church in Tucson, Arizona and at the
present time was a member of the First United Methodist Church in
She was a Sixty-five year plus member of the Daughters of the American
Revolution Greenville, Ohio. Also a member of the Heritage Club
of the DAR.
Margaret had worked for Rike Kulmer in Dayton, Ohio for many
years. She attended a Junior Business College in Tucson,
Arizona. She was a member of the Darke County Genealogical
Society and the First Families of Darke County, Ohio. Her hobbies
were cooking and oil painting.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband
Kenneth Reck Ashman August 12, 1954. Also by her two older
sisters Helen H. Ward and June E. Marker.
Her only survivors are several cousins.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday March 22, 2012 in
the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Joe Payne
officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery
Versailles, Ohio. The visitation will be Thursday one hour prior
to the services in the funeral home.
Margaret’s wishes were that Memorial Contributions be given to the
Charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com