Elzy V. Ward

Elzy Vernice Ward


Mr. Elzy Vernice Ward was born on December 22, 1924, in Florence, MS to the late Samuel John "Doc" and Malissa Bozeman Ward. He left his earthly home on Friday, April 26, 2013. His wife of 58 years, Mrs. Lucy Lee Ward, preceded him in death on January 16, 2008. He is survived by his four children; Malinda Ward Craig, Timothy Ward(special friend Lynette Doaks), Alicia Ward, Kenyon (Kimberly) Ward; two sisters; Ethel Velma Ward Crockett, Helen Darlene Ward Woodard Crockett, all of Jackson, MS; one brother; Herman Roscoe Ward (Ernice) Chicago, IL; sisters in law; (Ernestine Halcomb Ward) of Jackson; Janice Bryant of Austin, Texas; brothers in law; Rolphe Bryant (Katherine) of Arkansas; Jerry Bryant, Jr. of Virginia; and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family and friends. The homegoing celebration will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 12:00 p.m., Brown Hill M.B. Church, 120 Brown Hill Road, Florence, MS.


Published in Clarion Ledger from May 2 to May 4, 2013