Jacqueline "Jackie" Lynette Ward, age 72, of Heber Springs, Arkansas, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013, at her home. Born in Heber Springs on March 8, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Wayne F. and Leola Jacqueline (Branscum) Ward.
A longtime resident of Heber Springs, Miss Ward had worked as a child caregiver. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Heber Springs.
Survivors include her sister, Beverly McCabe-Sellers of Little Rock; one nephew, Greg McCabe of Texarkana; two nieces, Laura Kuykendall and her husband, John, of Little Rock and Kathryn Katy McCabe and Brian Eck of Boston, Massachusetts;
and her grandnieces. Miss Ward is also survived by other relatives and her many friends.
Visitation was held Monday, March 25, at 1:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Heber Springs with funeral services beginning at 2:00 p.m. , officiated by Rev. Al Henager. Interment followed in Cleburne County Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 1313 W. Pine, Heber Springs, AR 72543. Arrangements are by Olmstead Funeral Home. www.olmstead.cc