JOPLIN, MO —
Penny Ward, 56, Joplin, died Dec. 19, 2012, from injuries sustained from an automobile accident.
Penny was born May 26, 1956, in California, and lived most of her life in the Southwest Missouri area. She worked as a legal assistant, paralegal and office manager for Sims, Johnson, Wood and Sims in Neosho.
She married Merle D. Ward on Sept. 1, 1979, at Miami, Okla. He survives.
Additional survivors include two daughters, Maya Doty and husband, David, Neosho, and Amy Ward, Joplin; and four grandchildren, Landon, Madison, Aiden and Gracen.
The body has been taken for cremation. A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, Dec. 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Clark Funeral Home Chapel in Granby.
Contributions in memory of Penny may be made to the Crowder College Foundation in care of Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 26, Granby, MO 64844.
Services under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Granby.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com
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