Mary Frances Deer Ward

Mary Frances Deer Ward

Jan 5th, 1945 - Sep 1st, 2017
  • Birth Date: Jan 5, 1945
  • Death Date: Sep 1, 2017
  • Funeral Date: Sep 4, 2017
  • Funeral Location: Fellowship Cemetery
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Mrs. Mary Frances Deer Ward, age 72, a resident of Dierks, Arkansas, died Friday, September 1, 2017, in Dierks.

She was born January 5, 1945 in Vancouver, Washington. She was a member of the First Assembly of God in Dierks.

Mrs. Ward was preceded in death by her parents Otto and Mildred Deer; four brothers, Sonny, Earl, Tommy, and Larry Deer; two sisters Emma Lou Harris and Mary Jo Alexander; and one son William Ward.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Clyde Ward; three sons and one son-in-law and two daughters-in-law, Wendell Ward and Dan DuPree of Texarkana, Texas, Mitchell and Michelle Ward, Douglas Ward, and Becky Ward all of Dierks; one brother Rickey Joe Deer of Murfreesboro, Arkansas; two sisters Glenda Conatser of Nashville, Arkansas, and Diane Cox of Dierks; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren, and a great number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Ward will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 4, 2017, at Fellowship Cemetery in Dierks, with Thomas Ward officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral in Dierks.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 on Sunday, September 3rd at the funeral home in Dierks.

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Marlene Bevill
Oct 28th, 2017 9:10 pm
Please accept my sincere sympathy. You are in my prayers and thoughts during this most difficult time. May God wrap His Loving Arms around you and provide a peace and comfort that only He can is my prayer. May your tears turn into smiles as you remember the good times. Just know I care and am thinking of and praying for you.
Sharon Worley-Efird
Sep 2nd, 2017 4:29 pm
I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family
Rhonda Huckabee
Sep 2nd, 2017 3:14 pm
Thinking of you during this time.
Annette Dixon
Sep 2nd, 2017 11:58 am
I am so sorry for yalls lose. She was a great loving mom.

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