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Ernest Ward: Green Sea

1947 – 2019

     Ernest Ward of Green Sea died Friday Nov. 22, in McLeod Loris hospital. He was 72.

     Born in Horry County, he was the son of the late James Gurtha Ward and Lettie Johnson Ward.

     He was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served in Vietnam.

     He is survived by his wife, Wanda Hardie Ward, of the home; two sons, Shawn Ward and wife Stephanie of Green Sea and Rusty Ward and wife Daphne of Green Sea; two daughters, Dawn Ward Yamaski and husband John of Surfside Beach and Michelle Ward Dudney of Tabor City; two brothers, Elroy Ward of Green Sea and Lonnie Ward of Tabor City; a sister, Juanita Nobles of Whiteville; six grandchildren; three step grandchildren; and one step great grandchild.

     In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by four brothers, Ralph Ward, Carl Ward, James Ward, Billy Ward; four sisters, Ruby Fowler, Louise Bozeman, Ezeary Ward, and Mary Edwards.

     Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, in Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.

     Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel, burial following in Carolina Cemetery, Green Sea.

     A guest register is available here.