Loretta Ward, 74, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at her home in Muscatine, Iowa.
Loretta was born on January 12, 1946, in Martin, Kentucky, the daughter of Ed and Betty Stephens Hunter. She first married Gordon Ousley. They later divorced. She then married Michael Ward on May 25, 1984, in Pierceton, Indiana.
She worked in the jewelry sales department at Walmart. Loretta was always dressed in nice clothing. She loved spending time with her family and friends. Springtime was Loretta's favorite time of the year because it reminded her of the resurrection.
Loretta is survived by her husband, Michael Ward, of Muscatine; four children, Mary Ponce of Muscatine, Gary Ousley of Indiana, Chad Ousley of Indiana, and Michelle Ousley of Indiana; seven grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two great-grandchildren: Braelynn Ousley and Kyler Gordon; three sisters, Eveline, Dorothy "Dot", and Mary; and one brother, Parley Lorne.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2020 and funeral on Friday in Muscatine. Visitation will also be held on Saturday, August 1, 2020 from 1 to 3 pm at Titus Funeral Home, 2000 Sheridan Street, Warsaw. Graveside service will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton.