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Shirley Dianne Ward, 68, of Fayetteville died Sunday, March 3. She was born June 27, 1944, in Boothton, Ala., the daughter of Edward Vernon Espy and Margaret Tubbs Espy.
She was a homemaker and a Pentecostal.
She is survived by her husband, Clifford Ward of Fayetteville; a son, Richard of Fayetteville; a brother, Glen Espy of Benton; nephews, Matt Espy and his wife, Leigh, and Justin Espy, all of Benton; and two very special friends, Johnny and Judy Reese of Benton.
Funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, at Nelson-Berna Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Mt. Comfort Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, at Nelson-Berna Funeral Home.
Online guestbook: www.nelsonberna.com.