Mrs. Joyce Ann (Ward) Rolland, resident of Cherry Valley, Arkansas, departed this life on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at her home at the age of 70. She was born in Illinois on Thursday, July 24, 1947, the daughter of Mr. Carl Ward and Mrs. Maggie (McMaster) Ward.
Joyce and Mr. Joseph Leslie Rolland were united in marriage on May 16, 1980. She enjoyed bowling and solving Sudoku puzzles. Mrs. Joyce loved tending to her chickens and miniature cattle. She worked as a caretaker for the elderly, and was a member of Wynne Baptist Church.
Mrs. Rolland was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Maggie Ward; and a grandchild, Mick Yeager.
She is survived by her loving husband of 37 years, Leslie Rolland of the home; a son, Jay Graves, and his wife, Rhonda, of Ohio; a daughter, Regina Thompson, and her husband, Jimmy, of North Carolina; a brother, Benny Ward; two sisters, June Taylor and Linda Harden; two grandchildren, Cameron and Avery Thompson; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, May 14, 2018, in the Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home chapel in Wynne with Brother Don Pucik officiating.
Friends may visit at the funeral home from 5:00 to service time.
Donations may be made in Joyce’s honor to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, www.cff.org.