Funeral services for Mr. Joe B. Ward, 83, of Gainesboro, TN,
will  be  held  at  12 Noon  on  Monday, November  26, 2018,  at
Anderson - Upper  Cumberland  Funeral  Home in  Gainesboro,
TN. Burial  will  follow  in  the  Anderson Cemetery in the  Flynns
Lick community of Jackson County, TN.

 The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1 P.M. - 8 P.M.,
and Monday from 9 A.M. until time of services.

 He  passed  away  on  Saturday, November  24,  2018, at  his
residence.

 He was born July 11, 1935, in Warren County, TN, to the  late
John Thomas "Tom" Ward   and   Ovie  Lee  Certain  Ward.  On
August 28, 1954, he was married to Lizzie Ward, who survives.

 He served for 12 years as the former Jackson  County  Circuit
Court Clerk. He was a member of the Flynns  Creek  Church  of
Christ, and  a  charter  member  of  the Jackson County Rescue
Squad. He was the Scout Master  for  Boy  Scout  Troop 429  at
Flynns Lick, and the Civil Defense Director for  Jackson  County
for several years.

 In addition to  his  parents, he  was  preceded  in  death  by  1
Brother: Charlie W. Ward; and  2  Sisters: Anna Belle Lyles and
Katherine Virginia Ward.

 Survivors include his Wife: Lizzie Ward  of  Gainesboro, TN; 2
Sons: Jerry Ward of Cookeville, TN, and  David (Darlene) Ward
of   Gainesboro,   TN;   1   Daughter:  Tanya Ward  and  Don of
Cookeville,   TN;    1    Grandson:   Brandon   (Sarah)   Ward of
Gainesboro,  TN;  1  Great  Granddaughter: Paisleigh Ward   of
Gainesboro,  TN;  and  1  Brother: W.M. (Ruby) Ward of Owens
Crossroad, AL. Several  nieces,  nephews, other  relatives, and
friends also survive.

 Edwin Sadler   and   Bro. Jimmy Anderson  will  officiate at the
services.

 The  Jackson  County  Rescue Squad will serve as active and
honorary pallbearers.

 In  lieu  of  flowers, memorial  donations  may  be  made to the
Jackson County Rescue Squad by contacting the funeral home.
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