MOUNDS, Ill. -- Marguerite B. Ward, 83, of Dyersburg, Tenn., formerly of Mounds, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, at Dyersburg Methodist Hospital.
She was born April 28, 1918, at Villa Ridge, Ill., daughter of Rory and Lillian Aldrich Bonner. She married Harvey Ward, who died in 1983.
Ward co-owned Ward Insurance Agency with her husband. She served on the Mounds City Council and was also mayor of Mounds many years.
She was a member of Mounds Congregational Church and served as secretary and treasurer many years, member of Mounds VFW Auxiliary, and served on the Southern Five Planning Commission Board of Directors.
Survivors include a son, Daryl Ward of Dyersburg; two sisters, Marion Lentz of Evansville, Ind., Garnet Terney of Orlando, Fla.; two grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by a sister and a brother.
Friends may call at Barkett Funeral Home in Mounds after 6 p.m. Friday.
Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Nell Bierman officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens at Villa Ridge.