James Marcus Ward

James Marcus Ward, 63, of Austin passed away on December 3, 2019. He was born on October 21, 1956 to James and Mable Ward in Whiteville, North Carolina. He loved to fish, hunt, raise rose bushes and kept his yard beautiful. He enjoyed working on the farm raising cattle and bailing hay with his father. He is preceded in death by his father James S. Ward; grandparents George and Dorothy Nance and Ila Ward and his loving wife Linda Ward. Mark leaves behind his loving mother Mable Ward; his siblings Amy Proffitt (Gary) and Gregg Ward (Hilda); stepdaughter Amie Henderson; his grandchildren Bailee, Brian, and Austin; friends and family. Service will be Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at Ward First Baptist Church, 208 Scott St, Ward, Ark. Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, Jacksonville, Arkansas. His online guestbook is available at

Published December 10, 2019

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