Ernestine Parker Ward, age 67, of Benton passed away Monday, March 31, 2014.
She was born Nov. 11, 1946, in Benton.
Mrs. Ward was a graduate of Benton High School and a charter member of Discover the Joy Church.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest Parker; and a nephew, Cody Parker.
She is survived by her husband, Ferman Ward; her mother, Betty Brown and husband Calvin; four children, Trevor Ward and wife Kim, Michelle Cullen and husband Michael, Chris Ward, and Brandy Ward and fiance Jason; a brother, Travas Parker and wife Judy and their family; four grandchildren, Rustin and wife Andrea, Noah, Stephanie and Matthew; and two great-grandchildren, Amrey and Kyler.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 3, at Ashby Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Civitan Center, 121 S. Cox St in Benton, AR 72015.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com .
Family comments: She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother.