A private graveside service for Laurie Dean Ward, Sr., 71, of Ashland, LA will be held at 2 P.M. Friday, May 8, 2020 at Holley Springs Cemetery with Bro. James Lovell officiating.
Mr. Ward was born August 30, 1948 in Shreveport, LA and passed away May 5, 2020. Dean enjoyed hunting, fishing, and working in the garden. He was a regular at the dances in Coushatta. His grandkids were his pride and joy. He was residing at Green Meadow Haven where he loved giving the staff a “hard” time but he enjoyed it. He was a social butterfly and loved visiting people.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Laurie Ward and Louise Ayers Lindsey; and sister, Debra Rachall.
Mr. Ward is survived by his daughter, Connie Adams and husband, Eddie of Ashland, LA; son, Dean Ward, Jr. “Bubba” of Winnfield, LA; grandchildren: Brandon Adams, Josh Adams, Hannah Adams, Bobby Ward, and Donnie Ward all of Ashland, LA; three sisters, Sandra Eddy and husband, Gerald of Coushatta, LA, Terry Hettervik and husband, Randy of Millington, TN, and Penny Kellogg and husband, Kevin of Hall Summit, LA; two brothers, Lynn Ward of Memphis, TN and Jimmy Ward of Coushatta, LA; special friend, Becky Singletary of Coushatta, LA; mother of children, Dora Ward; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.
Pallbearers will be David Ezernack, Richard Rachall, Jeff Rachall, Trent Rachall, Dusty Crocker, and Dennis Gay.
The family wishes to express a special thanks to Christus Coushatta Health Care Center, Green Meadow Haven, and Dr. Chico for their care given.