Louis Gene Ward

Louis Gene Ward, 77, of The Midway community in Yazoo County passed away Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Select Specialty Hospital in Jackson.

Visitation will be Friday, March 29 from 5-7 p.m. Stricklin-King Funeral Funeral Home in Yazoo City and Saturday, March 30 from 1-2 p.m. at Midway Baptist Church with services at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Jeff Dixon will officiate.

Gene worked in farming and was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.

Gene was preceded in death by a daughter, Lisa Lynn Ward.

Survivors include his wife Bonnie Ward; sons, Gregory Ward (Cindy) of Yazoo City and Darrell Dwayne Ward (Amy) of Lexington; grandchildren, Michael Dewayne Ward (Shelby) and Jeppy Samuel Ward; a great-granddaughter, Heidi Lynn Ward; brothers, Thomas Ward (Patsy) of Midway, Roy Ward (Carla) of Tupelo and Bobby Ward of Midway; and a sister, Claudine Harkins (Jerry) of Benton.

Serving as pallbearers are Allen Johnson, Sam Ward, Michael Ward, Sammy Niven Jr., Jeff Ward, Bob Ward, David Johnson and Buddy Warren.