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.
You may leave a condolence online at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com