F. Joann McIlvain Ward, 74 of Alliance passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at Alliance Community Hospital. She was born in Moundsville, West Virginia on March 24, 1938 to the late Basil and Lena (Woodburn) Price. Joann enjoyed bowling. Survivors include her children, Karen (Mack) Schmidt, Terri Bryant, Robert (Amy) McIlvain, Teresa (Darrell) McGrath, Michael Ward and many grandchildren. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband Junior McIlvain, her second husband Jack Ward and a daughter Darlene. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday June 4, 2012 at Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home with Rev. James White officiating. Friends may call the hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Fairmount Memorial Park. Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home. (330) 938-2526.