FESTUS -- Harold Wayne Ward, 60, died Jan. 26, 2008, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City.
Born June 29, 1947, at Matthews, to the late Benjamin F. and Alice E. Dunning Ward, he was a member of the Agape Faith Church in Valles Mine.
Survivors include: two sons, Stephen Ward of New Madrid and Paul Ward of the state of North Dakota; two brothers, Donald Ward of Sun City, Ariz., and Chester Ward of Swartz Creek, Mich.; six sisters, Patsy Austin, Verna Jewel Roach and Linda Ward of Festus, Carolyn "Susie" Bass of Paragould, Ark., Judy Stark of Greers Ferry, Ark., and Effie Nelson of Swartz Creek; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Harvey Clay Ward; and four sisters, Kathleen A. Travis, Edith Wilgren, Violet Waymire and Barbara Ann Ward.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. today at the Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus. The Rev. Bill Bass of Paragould and the Rev. Glen Gowen of the Agape Faith Church of Valles Mines officiated.
Burial followed in Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Crystal City.