Vera Mae Ward 76 of Youngstown, Ohio departed this life on March 13, 2023. She was the daughter of Houston/Julia Ward. Vera was born Jan.21, 1947. Vera worked at Mahoning County Welfare Department as supervisor, she also worked at the A&P company doing office work. Vera enjoyed cars, fixing things, reading, writing/researching about her family’s tree. Vera loved her family and truly enjoyed her granddaughter and great grand kids. She leaves to celebrate her life granddaughter, Brittany Hall, great grandson, Rylen Whatley, great granddaughter, Keniya Whatley. Three sisters, Polly(Joe) Parks, Dorothy Monroe, and Hixie Neal. And her life-time friend/sister Joann Mahone. Proceed her in death; her parents Bishop Houston (Julia Mitchel Ward), her daughter Shawn Ward, a brother Houston (Charles) Ward, sister, Juliette Graham, A host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Services of love and dignity entrusted to L.E. Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home.
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