Linda Diane Ward

Monday, January 22, 2018

Linda Diane Ward, 70, of Rector, Ark., passed from this life on January 21, 2018, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born September 11, 1947, in Kokomo, Ind., to the late Paul and Frances (Bulk) Rossman. She was a loving wife, and her most favorite thing was spending precious time with her family.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brothers, Fred Rossman and Jim Rossman.

She is survived by her husband, Lee Ward; her son, Michael and Brittany Ward of Success; her daughters, Nancy and Gary Boggs of Marmaduke, Nicole and Clay Taylor of Success, April and Matt Huckabee of Paragould and Autumn Pickard of Corning; grandchildren, Jesaka Rudd, Brad Boggs, Erica and Tony Dunson, Ally Taylor, Maddy Taylor, Jamie Hatfield, David Hatfield, Abby Huckabee, Bryson Huckabee, Chase VanNada, Lauren VanNada and Makayla Ward; great-grandchildren, Kiersten Dunson, Kenlea Dunson, Nolan Taylor, Delaney Rudd and Scarlett Rudd; a sister, Sue Hartbarger of Russiaville, Ind., along with several nieces, nephews and other family members.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24, in the Woodland Heights Cemetery, Rector, Ark., with Mike Ennis officiating.

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