WEST POINT — Julius Edward Ward, Jr., 88, died April 12, 2019, at West Point Community Living Center. Funeral services are today at 2 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Carl Morris officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery near Woodland. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Ward was born July 17, 1930, in Woodland, to the late Julius Edward and Nora Susanna Huffman Ward, Sr. He was a retired Supervisor at CECO Buildings in Columbus. He was a member of Woodland Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Annie Lois Chandler, Mary Alene Weaver, Frances Russell, and Lula Mae Hill. He is survived by his sister, Bettie Ann Ward Morris, of Woodland. Pallbearers will be Leon Morris, Randy Morris, Kenny Chandler, Will Huffman, William Huffman, Nick Huffman, Lewis Stockton, Jr., and James Weaver. Memorials may be made to Sally Kate Winters Family Services, P.O. Box 1233, West Point, MS 39773 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on April 14, 2019
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