Carolyn Jones Ward, 53, of Leachville, died Tuesday, March 2, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at McCrory, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Minnie Merritt Jones and had lived most of her life in Leachville. She was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her husband, Larry Ward, of Leachville; two daughters, Sarah Farmer of Paragould and Lequita Flanigan of Manila; a brother, J.A. Jones of Leachville; three sisters, Sarah Jones Phillips of Leachville, Betty McCoy of Monette and Mary Ellen Holt of Mountain View; and four grandchildren, Brittney, McKenzie, Jerren and Jesse.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Beatrice Milligan and a brother, Earl Dean Jones.
A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Howard Funeral Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Carl Anders officiating. Burial will follow in the Leachville Cemetery.