JACKSON, Tenn. -- Joe Ted Ward, 68, died Jan. 16, 2007, in Jackson.
He was born March 27, 1938, in Decater County, Tenn., the son of the late Ruel and Lettie Pearl Wright Ward.
On July 31, 1954, in Corinth, Miss., he married Pansy Stewart who survives of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Rick Ward of Mountain View, Calif., and Dan Ward of Orlando, Fla.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Thomas Wesley Ward.
Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday at the Portageville Cemetery in Portageville, Mo., with the Rev. Don Dunavin officiating.
DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville is in charge of local arrangements.