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Vergie Bell Ward, 95, of Grassy Creek Road, Rogersville,
Hawkins Co TN, died Thursday, December 25, 2008, at her
residence surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Ward was a life long resident of Hawkins County and
was a member of Grassy Creek Free Will Baptist Church.
"She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-great-
grandmother. She will be greatly missed by everyone," her
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence 'Red'
Ward; her parents, Steve and Cordelia Harris Ward; one
son, Cody Ward; four grandchildren; three sisters, Essie
Ward, Maggie, and Bertha Ward; four brothers, Floyd Ward,
Clyde Ward, Oscar Ward, and Jack Ward; and a half-brother,
She is survived by five daughters and sons-in-law, Iva
Dell and Hugh Patterson, Inabell and Paul Marsh, and Rhonda
and Grover Dobbs Jr., all of Church Hill, TN, and Imogene
and Wayne Eikenberry and Barbara and Glenwood Guinn, all
of Greeneville, TN; three sons and daughters-in-law, Coy
and Helen Ward of Kingsport, TN, Wade and Judy Ward of
Rogersville, TN, and Ronald and Jo Ann Ward of Greeneville,
TN; seventeen grandchildren; twenty-five great grand-
children; one great great-granddaughter; three half-
sisters, Odell Thompson and Alice Marshall, both of
Greeneville, TN, and Hazel Jobe of Rogersville, TN; a
daughter-in-law, Hazel Ward; and several nieces and nephews.
The family received friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.,
December 27, 2008, at Johnson Funeral Home in Rogersville
and anytime at the residence.
The funeral service to be conducted at 7 p.m. in the
funeral home chapel. The Rev. Teddy Webb will officiate.
A committal service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Sunday,
December 28, 2008, at North Fork Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and sons-in-law.
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Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Ward family.