Mrs. Dorcas Alward, 54, of Wallace, died at 4:45 am Wednesday, August 24, at Burnham City Hospital in Champaign, Ill. She was a homemaker and had resided most of her life in the Wallace and Grange Corner areas. Born August 8, 1923, near Shannondale, she was the daughter of Roy and Mary Cox Cook. She was married on October, 24, 1952, in New Market to Donald Alward, who survives. She was a member of the Friends Union Church and attended the Wallace Christian Church. She also was a member of the Wallace Ladies Aid and Wolf Creek Ladies Aid. Other survivors include two daughters, Carolyn and Brenda at home, a son, Larry at home; her mother of Thorntown; and a sister, Mrs. Albert (Vera) Wethington of rural Thorntown. She was preceded in death by her father in 1972. Services were held Saturday at Thomas Funeral Home in Waynetown with the Rev. John Foxworthy officiating. Burial was in Wolf Creek Cemetery.