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James Ward

November 7, 1961 ~ January 17, 2022 (age 60)


James Ward, 60, of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Monday, January 17, 2022, at West Tennessee Healthcare-Dyersburg Hospital in Dyersburg, Tennessee.

Born Tuesday, November 7, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois, he was the son of the late Chester O. Ward and Willie Sue Sanders Murphy. 

Cremation services for Mr. Ward are under the direction of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife, Joan Ward of Dyersburg, Tennessee; three daughters, Jessica Ann Burns (Paul Glascoff) of Dyersburg, Tennessee,  Elizabeth Hinson (Erick) of Obion, Tennessee and Ashley Marie Ward of Dyersburg, Tennessee; his mother, Willie Sue Sanders Murphy of Dyersburg,Tennessee; one brother, William Johnson (Jean) of Dyersburg, Tennessee; Four sisters, Cindy Sanford of Dyersburg, Tennessee, Tonya Daniel (Shelby) of Unionville, Missouri, Judy Smith of Indiana and Mable Jane Groeneveld of Union City, Tennessee.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his grandmother, who raised him, Earlie May Ward; one brother, Bobby Davis, Jr. and one sister, Maudie May Moore.

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