The Norman Transcript

July 26, 2013

Joan Alice Ward

The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Joan Alice Ward, 81, of Norman, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2013. Joan was born on Dec. 4, 1931, in London to Charles and Alice Webster. She came to live in the United States in 2001 and resided in Henderson, Nev., until 2011, when she moved to Norman.

Joan is survived by husband, Alfred Charles Ward, daughter, Janet Ward-Wrobel and son-in-law David Wrobel, all of Norman; daughter, Lynda Pine of Horndean in Hampshire, England; sister, Patricia Olinski of London; and six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, all of whom she doted upon.

Joan was dearly loved and she will be greatly missed by her family on both sides of the Atlantic as well as in South Africa and Indonesia.

A memorial service will be hosted in England.

Arrangements for Joan and her family were placed in the care of the Vice family at Havenbrook Funeral Home in Norman.

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Norman Transcript, Friday, July 26, 2013