Mrs. Ward died July 22 at her home in Benton.
She was a member of Church Grove United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Doyle E. Ward; her sister, Dixie Alderdice; and two brothers, Carl Jones and Jim Jones.
She was survived by John and Gale Chambers, Glenn and Carla Wyatt, Gary and Karen Hill and Gary and Kimberly McManus; grandchildren, Kelly Chambers, Shannon Chambers and Renee Guiton, Todd and Leigh Bright, Greg and Angie Wyatt, Lori Scott, Heather Hill, Garrick and Brandi Hill and Kip Mathis and Blair Rudsill; along with fifteen great grandchildren.
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