Oscar Preston Ward, age 82, of the Glendale community, passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Greeneville Community Hospital East. He attended United Baptist Church and was a member of there and was retired from Arcata Graphic as a general foreman. \n\nHe is survived by his wife of 62 years: Elizabeth Ward; Son & Daughter in Law: David & Myra Ward of the Glendale community; grandson: Brandon Ward; 2 great grandchildren: Cooper Ward, Hannah Ward, and their mother Sarah Sauceman; 1 brother: Burton Ward of the Pine Grove Community.\n\nPreceded in Death by Parents: Floyd Ward & Bell Ward; grandson:" Chad Ward Sister: Carlie Fender; Brothers: James Ward, Walter Ward of the Glendale Community, Virgil Ward, Tillman Ward.\n\n\nThe family will receive friends Saturday from 4-7 PM at Jeffers Funeral Service Downtown. The funeral will follow at 7PM in the Chapel with Rev. Nick Bailey officiating. The graveside service will be Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 2PM in Pine Grove Cemetery. The family requests that friends meet at the funeral home at 1PM to go in procession to the cemetery.\n\nPallbearers will be Kevin Ricker, Donnie War, T.R. Ward, Matt Allen, Lyle Cutshall, Billy Barham.\nHonorary pallbearers will be: Kenneth Malone, Bobby Ricker, Men of United Baptist Church.\n\nIn lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Building Fund of United Baptist Church or Pine Grove Free Will Baptist Church.