Cleon Ward, 78, formerly of Crystal Springs, died Friday, May 28, 2010 at the VA Medical Center.
Visitation will be 5pm-8pm Saturday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs. Services will be 2pm Sunday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial in Piney Grove Cemetery in Polkville. Stringer Family Funeral Services in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements.
Mr. Ward lived in Crystal Springs from 1973 until moving to the Collins VA Nursing Home three years ago. He was a Navy veteran and was discharged March 18, 1965. He worked for River City Industry Refrigeration out of Texas from 2003 until he got sick.
He was preceded in death by his wife Christeen Ward.
Survivors include: sons, Robert (Bobby) Ward of Ramona, CA and Bill Davis of Pearl; daughters, Teresa Mitchell of Crystal Springs, Margaret McMillian of Forest, Patty Hollingsworth of Terry, and Rosie Manning of Polkville; and 13 grandchildren including Nathan Mitchell of Crystal Springs.