Skip links

Katherine Swenson Ward


Posted on: 12.11.2017 at 08:18 a.m.

Katherine Swenson Ward, 91 of Whiteville died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 at her residence. She was born Tuesday, March 9, 1926, the daughter of the late Edwin Swenson and Lottie Crabtree and was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph M. Ward.
She worked with Blue Jeans and Stone Manufacturing Company as a machine operator. She was a member of Jesus Christ Church of Latter Day Saints.
Visitation was held Saturday, Dec. 9 at McKenzie Mortuary. A graveside service was held Sunday, Dec. 10 in the Ward Cemetery in the Ward Station community.
Survivors include two sons, Ralph M. “Rusty” Ward of Shallotte and Ransom Edwin Ward of Wilmington; three daughters, Sue Ward Carter and Teresa Gale Ward, both of Shallotte, Sandra Ward Rooks of Whiteville; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Reader Interactions

Community Events

september, 2018

21sep11:00 am6:00 pm39th Annual Columbus County Industrial Golf TournamentCaptain's Choice at Land O Lakes Golf Course

22sepalldayFarm-to-Table fundraising dinner for Columbus County Farmers MarketPostponed until a later date

29sep9:00 am1:00 pmColumbus Regional Healthcare System Back to School Health & Wellness FairHosted at Whiteville Recreation Center

29sep9:00 am4:00 pm5th Annual Brunswick Stew Festival

07:0119:15 EDT
Feels like: 94°F
Wind: 2mph ESE
Humidity: 50%
Pressure: 29.95"Hg
UV index: 8

Download Our App


Stay Connected

RSS National News (Via BBC News)