Charlene Ward Vardeman, 85, passed away on Monday, July 3, 2017 in Arlington.
Funeral: 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 10, 2017 at Fielder Road Baptist Church, 2011 S. Fielder Road, Arlington with Reverend Jerry Morris officiating. Interment: Emerald Hills Memorial Park, Kennedale. Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Sunday, July 9, at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington.
Charlene was born on January 23, 1932 in Mart, Texas to Charles Bernice Ward and Gertrude Ida Miller Ward. She moved from Waco to Arlington in 1967. She graduated Baylor University with a bachelor degree and Southern Methodist University with a Masters degree in Education. Charlene retired from teaching, having taught 4th grade at Duff Elementary in Arlington. She was a member of Fielder Road Baptist Church for 50 years.
Charlene was preceded in death by her husband, Martice A. Vardeman Jr.; son, Trey Vardeman; parents, Charles Bernice and Getrude Ward; brother, Leldon and wife, Freddie Ward; and grandson, Grant Colton Vardeman.
Survivors: Son, Cole Vardeman and wife, Sherri; and grandchildren, Trevor, Mitchell, Zev, Joanna, Conner and Garrett.
Wade Family Funeral Home