Betty Ann Tirone of Ceredo

Betty Ann Tirone, 78, of Ceredo, WV died Thursday, December 15, 2011. She was born October 19, 1933 a daughter of the late Harry Gordon and Julia Gilkerson Shy. Betty worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigations. She was a member of St. Peters Episcopal Church and the Westmoreland Women’s Club. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands, Charles Ward and Carmen Tirone and two brothers, Robert and George Shy. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Russell and Marsha Ward of Richwood, WV and Randy and Dreama Ward of Huntington, WV; one daughter and son-in-law, Carla and Major USMC Ret. John Stevens of Albuquerque, NM; four grandchildren, Alex and Julia Stevens, Nathan Ward and Molly Fisher; four great grandchildren, Anna Grace, Kylie Nicole, Kennedy and Reagan. The family will receive friends from 11 to 1 p.m. Saturday, December 17, 2011 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova, WV. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. with Rev. Ike Nicholson officiating at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at