Sara Elizabeth Ward, 64, of Van Buren died April 14, 2016, in Fort Smith. She was born Aug. 15, 1951, in Fort Smith.

She is survived by two sisters, Ruth Wolverton of Kansas City, Mo. and Edith Calaway of Little Rock; and one brother, Lee Ward of Van Buren.

Graveside service was April 15 at Forest Park Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.