Barbara Ann Ward, 1938-2020


Barbara Ann Ward of Holly Lake Ranch passed away Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2020. She was born in Lubbock on Oct. 11, 1938.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Leon Ward; daughter, Donna Mayfield and husband Steve; daughter Susan Drop and husband Tom; five grandchildren; and one brother, Ted Tripp.

Barbara graduated from Tom S. Lubbock High School and attended Texas Tech University. She has been a member of Holly Tree Bible Church (formerly Holly Tree Chapel) since early 1997 and served one term as a trustee. She was a member of the Holly Lake Ranch Women’s Golf Association and played often. She was a member of the National Rifle Association and the Texas State Rifle Association, participating in pistol silhouette competitions. She was involved in other women’s activities at Holly Lake. She made a mark with outstanding sales of Holly Lake Volunteer Fire Department raffle tickets.

Memorial services will be held at the Holly Tree Bible Church at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, Colo.