Elizabeth Ann Swingler Ward was born to Alvis James Swingler and Nora Lee Dowdy Swingler on January 13, 1934 in Bremond, Texas. She graduated from Grand Prairie High School in 1952 and went on to college at Abilene Christian College in Abilene, Texas where she graduated with a degree in Business Administration. Her first employment was with Humble Oil Company in Houston, Texas. In 1955 she moved to Honolulu and worked in a judge's office as a law clerk. It was there she met and married John William Ward on October 7, 1960. They then moved to Arlington, Texas where their daughter, Lee Ann, and son, John Thomas, were born. She and her husband, John, subsequently lived in Saudi Arabia and Florida and finally in Wimberley, Texas where she passed away July 2, 2016 after a lengthy illness.
She is survived by her husband, John William Ward, her son, John Thomas Ward and his wife Chaney Caldwell, and her daughter, Lee Ann Ward Gallucci and her partner Toni Gallucci. She is also survived by her grandchildren; Mark William Kreamer and Christopher John Kreamer, and John Conner Ward and Amanda Nicole Ward.
Services were held Saturday, July 9, 2016 at Thomason Funeral Home in Wimberley, Texas. For additional information, please call Thomason Funeral Home at (512) 396-2300 or visit our website at www.thomasonfuneralhome.com to sign the guest register.