Alberta L. Castle, age 71 of Canton, OH, passed away Monday morning in Aultman Hospital following an extended illness. Born in Painesville, KY on June 5, 1932 to her parents, the late Fred and Mary (Meeks) Ward, together with her husband Arch they moved to Canton in the early 1950's. She worked as a waitress as well as being a homemaker. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arch Castle Jr; son, Kenneth Castle; daughter, Frances Castle and sister, Dolly Hampton. She is survived by sons; Johnny (Sue) Castle of KY, David (Lora) Castle of Canton, Danny (Patty) Castle of Canton and Earl (Tina) Castle of Canton; daughters, Mary (Jim) Lorenze of Louisville, Jackie (Jessie) Kurtbright of Canton, Linda (John) Davis of Canton and Nancy (Owen) Kafury of Sandy Valley. Also surviving are sisters, Frances Plummer and Estie Mayhu both of KY, and Christine Rogers of Mineral City, OH, as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Services will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Calling hours are Wednesday in the funeral home from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.