GOLDTHWAITE — Funeral services for Allen Colburn Ward, 79, of Goldthwaite, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 4 at Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery.

He died Dec. 30, 2017 in Goldthwaite.

He was born Sept. 17, 1938 in Goldthwaite to Martin Luther Ward and Annie Langlitz Ward.

Survivors include his sister, Odena Porter of Pflugerville; nieces and nephews, Stephanie Porter, Philip Porter and Traci, Guy Brown and Pauline, Greg Brown and Jan, Teresa Gaston and Buster, Marcie Sheelar and Warren, and Bettye Thiel and Jody; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Carol Ward Brown.