Hazel Lorene Ward, 88, of Turlock, died Feb. 15 in Turlock. She was born in 1922 in Dardanelle, Ark. She was a nurse’s aide for 14 years and a member of Free Will Baptist Church of Turlock.
Hazel is survived by children, James Ward and his wife, Judy, of Williams, Ariz., Stella Plummer and her husband, Ted, of Rocklin and Diana Scott and her husband, Jamie, of San Andreas; brother, Bobby Gene Brown and his wife, Opal, of Pine Bluff, Ark.; sisters, Lois Nukolle of Turlock and Mary Ella Niebling of Portland, Ore.; eight grandchildren; and 26 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Charles Ward in 1995; and grandson, Jason Charles Davis in 1971.
A funeral service is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel, 286 West Main St., Turlock. Burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park.
Services are under the direction of Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Service of Turlock, www.whitehurstnortondiasfunerals.com.