Funeral services for Mr. Charlie W. Ward, 77, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday,
August 7, 2011, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home. Burial will follow in the Pharris Cemetery in the
McCoinsville community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 4 P.M. – 9 P.
M., and on Sunday from 12 Noon until time of services.
He passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2011, at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
He was born January 25, 1934, in Warren County, TN, to the
late Tom Ward and Ovie Ward. On December 18, 1952, he
was married to Ruby Fox Ward, who survives. He was the
former owner of Johnson’s Garage, and a member of the
McCoinsville Church of Christ, where he served as an elder for
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Infant Grandson: Robert Ward; and 2 Sisters: Anna Belle
Lyles and Katherine Virginia Ward.
Survivors include his Wife: Ruby Fox Ward of Gainesboro,
TN; 3 Sons: Tommy (Linda) Ward, Wayne (Darlene) Ward, and
Roger Ward and Special Friend, Karen Jones, all of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Daughter: Virginia (Henry) Frizzell of
Gainesboro, TN; 2 Brothers: Joe (Liz) Ward of Gainesboro,
TN, and W.M. (Ruby) Ward of Owens Crossroad, AL; 8
Grandchildren: Crystal Keith, Amanda Stafford, Rebecca
Wimberly, Elizabeth Phillips, Faith Henshaw, David Frizzell,
Cordell Frizzell, and Justin Frank Ward; and 9 Great-
Grandchildren: Devin, Seth, Isaiah, Hannah, Caleb, Emma,
Jeremiah, Abigail, and Marlie.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson, Bro. Duane Gossett, and Bro.
Matthew Scoggins will officiate at the services.
Active Pallbearers: Wayne Hix, Seth Clinard, Jimmy
Netherton, Teddy Ragland, Ken Craighead, Joe Loftis, and
Honorary Pallbearers: Harley Allen and Edward Anderson
© 2011 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home