Bessie June Ward, 87, of North Little Rock died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.

Her husband, P.A. Ward; sons, Perry Ward, Jr., John Ward; and sisters, Imogene Coker, Margie Flemister and Adavee Garner, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her son, Charles Hightower, of North Little Rock; grandchildren, Anna, Joseph and Emily; daughter-in-law, Sandra Ward, of North Little Rock; nieces, Belinda Brolo and husband Marco, Gwen Ann Turpin and husband Dwight, Diann Garner, Tina Stachmus and husband Roger; nephew, Tommy Garner; great nieces, Jordon King and husband Luke, Shelby Turpin; great-great-niece, Georgia Grace King; great nephews, Justin Albright, Zach and Mark Turpin; and a host of other family and friends.

Funeral services will be held today, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 at 2 p.m., at North Little Rock Funeral Home.

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