Sunday, November 11, 2012

Norris D. Ward

Mr. Norris D. Ward, 87, passed away on November 11, 2012, in the State Veteran’s Home in KosciuskoMississippi.  Visitation will be Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 9 a.m. until service time at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, with Rev. Billy Bowie officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Ward was born on August 29, 1925, to Earl and Ethel Cannon Ward.  He was a member of First Baptist Church and he answered the call to serve his country in the Marine Corp during World War II. He retired as a rural mail carrier after 37 years of service with the United States Postal Service.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Ouida Ward of LouisvilleMississippi; his sister, Earline Martin of LucedaleMississippi; his brother, Henry Ward of ShreveportLouisiana; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.  Mr. Ward was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Etoil Ward. 

Pallbearers will be Gary Mayo, Jeremy Cummins, Gary Hillhouse, Grady Jackson, Bobby Shields, and Larry King.  The family requests that memorials be given to the State Veteran’s Home, 310 Autumn Ridge DriveKosciuskoMS 39090 or to the First Baptist Church Bus Fund, P. O. Box 547,LouisvilleMS 39339

Arrangements are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 N. Columbus Avenue,LouisvilleMS.  Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at