The funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at the Union Baptist Church, Norris Street, Montezuma, Georgia. The Reverend Joe Hairston, pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow in the Champ Waters Cemetery, 181 Twin Church Road, Montezuma, Georgia.
Jackie was born December 18, 1957 in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida to the late George J. Ward and Mary A. Lewis Ward. She was educated in the public school system of Macon County. At an early age she accepted Jesus Christ the Lord as her personal Savior and joined the Union Baptist Church. She was employed with Bessingers Barbeque in Charleston, South Carolina for over 10 years.
She leaves to cherish her memories to her beloved children, Sarah Ward, Atlanta, Georgia, Stacy Ward Prince, Americus, Georgia, George Quincy Ward, St. Louis Missouri, Semmie McKenzie Jr., Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, Ebony McKenzie Smith, Montezuma, Georgia, John McKenzie, Fort Hood, Texas; Ten grandchildren; eight siblings, Linda Ward, Montezuma, Georgia, George Ward, College Park, Georgia, Kenneth Ward, Stockbridge, Georgia, Cheryl Ward, Conyers, Georgia, Pamela McKenzie, Montezuma, Georgia, Gail Ward, Charleston, South Carolina, Ronnie Ward, Montezuma, Georgia and Kathy Mann, Montezuma, Georgia; and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.