Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008

Hazel D. Ward

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Hazel D. Ward, 79, of Frederick, formerly of Clarksburg, died Jan. 31, 2008, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Born April 19, 1928, in Charlottesville, Va., she was a daughter of the late Jesse J. and Nettie Shifflett Morris.

She was the wife of Forrest ‘‘Tommy” Ward for 59 years.

Mrs. Ward was a supervisor with Holiday Tyler Printing in Rockville.

Later, she and her husband operated the Clarksburg Store. She attended the Clarksburg Church of God.

Survivors in addition to her husband include a son, Clifford Shifflett of Brunswick; one sister, Victoria Zimmerman of Port Charlotte, Fla.; four brothers, Charles E. Morris of Clarksburg, Albert L. Morris of Winchester, Va., Weldon T. Morris of Hagerstown and William E. Shiflett of Jefferson; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister Irene O. Ward, who died in 2007.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday at Clarksburg Church of God in Clarksburg. Pastor J.D. Hyman officiated. Interment was in Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville.