Mary Magdelene Ward Padulla, age 76, daughter of the late James M. Ward and May Patterson Ward, was born on April 9, 1930 in Wilson, Ark., and departed this life on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006, in Benton, Ark.
Mary was preceded in death by six brothers, James J. Ward, two infant babies, James M. Jr. Ward, Jimmy Thomas Ward and Robert A. Ward; one sister, Madge M. Ward and one grandchild, Timmy Repp.
Survivors are: Two sisters, Mary M. Finley, of Kennett and Ann Pinney, of Benton, Ark.; five children, Jean, Shelia, JoAnna, Dianna and Mary M.; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and nephews and nieces.
Visitation is from noon to service time, today, Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., today, Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with David Moody officiating.
Burial is in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.