Clifford Ward, 90, a Sparta resident and Campaign native, passed away June 5, 2021, at his residence, following a long illness.
Mr. Ward was born May 2, 1931.
He was a retired machine operator with Magnetek, a United States Navy veteran, and the son of Noah Lee and Augusta Mae Jordan Ward.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Clifford Terry Ward, and his siblings, Charles Herbert Ward, Theron Ward, John Thomas Ward, Wilmer Lee Ward, Bobby Lee Ward, and Eunice Ward Simmons.
Mr. Ward is survived by his children, Jennifer (Benjamin) Rangel, of Sparta, Teresa (Mike) Perry, Tim (Susie) Rackley, Elaine (Harry) McCormick, all of Manchester, Ann (Larry) Johnson, of McMinnville; five grandchildren, Brianna Rangel, Jesus Rangel, Beth Sain, Jennifer Miller, Adam Perry; several great-grandchildren; nieces; his brother, Noah Glen Ward, of White County; and special friends, Jennie and Tommy Presley.
Funeral service will be noon, June 9, 2021, at High Funeral Home, in McMinnville, with burial in Anderson Cemetery, in White County. John Phillips will officiate. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m., June 8, and 10 a.m.-noon, June 9, at the funeral home.
High Funeral Home, in McMinnville, is in charge of arrangements.