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Dec. 21, 1951 – Jan. 16, 2023

Henry Ward, age 71, of Greenville, passed away on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023.

A Celebration of Life Service was held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at Hopewell Baptist Church, Greenville, with Bro. Larry Gaston and Bro. Rex Reaves officiating. Burial followed in Olive Branch Cemetery, Owassa, with Johnson Funeral Home, Georgiana, directing arrangements. The family received friends from 10 a.m. until service time at Hopewell Baptist Church.

Mr. Ward is survived by his wife of 48 years, Melva Jean Ward; children, Carla Gaines (Chris), William Ward, Virginia Colvin (Trent), and Patrick Ward (Amy); grandchildren, Samantha McCullough, James McCullough, Courtney McCullough, Brent Colvin, Bailey McCullough, Payton Gaines, Dalton Ward, Auburn Ward, Rebekah Ward, Lilly Ward, Lacey Ward, Charity Ward, and Nicholas Ward; 16 great grandchildren and one on the way; and siblings, Billy Ward, Anice Shipp, and Mable Goodson.

Mr. Ward was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Marble Ward; grandsons, Marcus McCullough and Nathan Barlow; siblings, Hazel Whiddon, Janice Reno, William Earl Ward, Mary Louise Ward, and Etta Mae Fowler.

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