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Jerry Ward
  • May 15, 1946
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  • May 27, 2019

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Obituary

Jerry “Waine” Ward, 73, passed to his heavenly home on Monday, May 27, 2019.  He was born May 15, 1946 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas to the late Aaron and Nora Mixon Ward.

He married Mary Ann Battles on February 22, 1975 and she survives.  Other survivors include one daughter, Dana Lynn Pruetzel, one sister, Shirley (Dave) McCoy, two brothers: John (Sharon), David (Debbie); two brothers-in-law Stephen (Carolyn) Battles and Robert (Edna) Battles, along with many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by two brothers: Kenneth and Eugene (Bud) Ward.

Waine retired from Olin Corporation in East Alton, IL as a machinist/tool and die developer.  He proudly served his country in the U.S. Marines during the Vietnam War.  He enjoyed playing golf, cards and helping others.  He also enjoyed deer hunting with his brothers and nephews.  Waine never met a stranger and was a friend to all.

Waine attended Village of Faith Baptist Church and loved the gospel-style music.  Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 11:00 held at Village of Faith, 8653 County Road 127, Wildwood on Friday, May 31, 2019.  Military honors will be performed.

Memorials may be made to Village of Faith Building Program. To donate to the village of faith Building fund go to: www.vofpeople.com/giving Select “building” as the donation type.


Service

Location:
Village of Faith Baptist Church
8653 County Road 127, Wildwood, FL 34785
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Date & Time:
May 31, 2019 at 11:00 AM



Visitation

Times:
May 31, 2019



Location:
Village View Baptist Church
8653 County Road 127, Wildwood, FL 34785
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