Alma Joan Frank Ward, 75, of Nassau Bay, Texas, passed away on April 7, 2012. Alma was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey on January 24, 1937. She graduated from the University of Maryland then married Robert Leslie Ward on January 16, 1960. Alma lived in Hartford, Connecticut before moving to Nassau Bay in 1964 where she lived until her passing. She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years. Surviving her are her children Robert Leslie Ward, Jr. of Longview, Lorinne Ward Banister of Indianapolis and Pamela Ward Reynolds of Houston as well as 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held at Forest Park Cemetery East on Friday, April 27 at 10:30 a.m.