Arvilla Lucille Ward, 59, of Mount Leonard, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, at 3:10 a.m. in her home.
Memorial services were held Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at Mount Leonard Baptist Church, with Rev. George Mayo officiating. Graveside services will be held at a later date.
She was born to the late Ernest and May Stover in Eldridge. She married Victor Ward, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by five children, Cynthia Crutchfield of Mount Leonard, Billie Culp of Mount Leonard, Quentin Stimel of Concordia, Joseph Stimel of Marshall and Angelina Treece of Malta Bend; three brothers, Paul Stover of Carrollton, Johnny Stover of Mount Leonard and Richard Stover of Eldridge; two sisters, Evelyn McGuire of Camdenton and Gordina Smith of Eldridge; 14 grandchildren; two adopted grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, two brothers, and other family members.