Delainea Ward


Delainea Maree Ward, affectionately known as Lanie and Shorty, passed away November 25, 2022. Delaniea was born May 15, 1981, to George and Jean Ward in Columbus Ohio and was the youngest of seven children.

Delainea was preceded in death by her mother Jean (Scott) Ward.

Delainea is survived by her daughters, Ashley and Kimberly Burris (their father Matthew Burris); father, George (Georgette) Ward; siblings Della (Donald) Payne, Ray Ward, Mary Ward, Ann Ward, Leon (Felicia) Ward, and Lazo (Maria) Ward; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and extended family members; special friends Matt and Stacy Cummins and their family.

Visitation 11-1:00pm Thursday, December 1, 2022 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Interment at Kingwood Memorial Park.


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Condolence Messages

  1. Iam very sorry for your lost and My prayers are with the family Delainea you will truly be missed we will miss your beautiful smile and how you used to make your friends and family laugh. Fly high my beautiful angel.

  2. My deepest condolences to the family. May she rest in peace.

  3. My Deepest condolences to the family.

  4. She was one of a kind I really miss her she was so much fun to be around she was the funny one she was the strongest woman I know she was an amazing mother rip sis I love you so much

  5. Heaven has gained another beautiful angel. Walk those streets of gold. R.I.P

  6. I’m terribly sorry for your lost and Delainea will definitely be missed. The Ward family have my sincere condolences and will be in prayer . Thomas McBroom and Family

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