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Willie Gray Ward

March 28, 1948 ~ June 18, 2020 (age 72)


Mr. Willie Gray Ward, 72, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC.

The funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at LN Forbes OFWB Tabernacle, 1800 Lane Street Extention SE, Wilson, NC.

A public visitation is scheduled for Friday, June 26, 2020, from 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm, at Stevens Funeral Home.

Preceding him in death were: one daughter, Consuela Evette Ward; his mother, Bertha Lee Ward and siblings, Addie Marie Ward and Boylee Ward.

He will forever be remembered by:  one son, William Gregory Baines; one daughter, Priscilla Deon Ward; five grandchildren, Nasya Ward, Naylin Ward, William Baines, Jr., Jayden Baines and Cameron Baines;  his father, Beauregard Ward; seven sisters, Nora Ward, Linda Hyden, Bertha Winstead (Connie), Fannie Ward, Ada Evonne Ward, Gloria Boake-Yiadon and Petrina Ward; six brothers, Milford Ward, Gene Ward, Ernest Ward, Danford Ward, Larry Ward (Paula) and Michael Ward (Sabrina); three aunts, Ada Boyette,    Annie Knight and Addie Moline-Diggs; sister-in-law, Jean Ward; ex-spouse and good friend, Mary Edith Evans and a host of nieces, nephews, cousin and other loving relatives and friends.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway, Wilson, NC.

Condolences can be posted to or faxed to (252) 991-5849.

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June 26, 2020

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Stevens Family Funeral Home
1820 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway
Wilson, NC 27893

Funeral Service
June 27, 2020

1:00 PM
LN Forbes OFWB Tabernacle (NC)

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