Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN


September 17, 2013

Elizabeth A. Ward

CROSSVILLE — Sept. 14, 2013

Elizabeth Ann Ward, 32, of Etowah, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at Athens Regional Medical Center, after a courageous battle with cancer.

A native of Middlebury, VT, Elizabeth has lived in the Crossville and McMinn County area for the past 25 years. She was a 2003 graduate of Tennessee Wesleyan College and a member of Christian Covenant Church. Elizabeth was a devoted wife and mother and had a sincere heart to serve her friends.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Jim and Marjorie Dunlop and paternal grandparents, James and Lynn Brewer.

She is survived by her loving husband of 10 years, Nehemiah Ward of Etowah; children, Gracious, Silas and Justice Ward of Etowah; parents, Gary and Claire Brewer of Crossville; and brother, Gary Brewer and wife Jessica of Crossville. Several cousins, nieces and nephews, and other extended family members also survive.

A celebration of Elizabeth’s life was held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, from the chapel of Serenity Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Ward officiating.

A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Piney Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. A dove release ceremony will conclude the services.

The family received friends from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

You are invited to visit the Ward family guestbook and send a message of comfort to

Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Center, LLC. of Etowah is in charge of arrangements.

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