Michael Lee Ward, 42, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Born April 18, 1962, in Hayti, Mo., son of Charley and Dema Ward, he was in the tree service business and a member of the Sacred Heart Church in Caruthersville.
Survivors include his parents, Dema and Charley Ward of Hayti; one brother, John Lee Ward of Caruthersville; two sisters, Linda Robbins of St. Louis, Mo. and Freda Naifeh of Clarksville, Tenn.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Charley and one sister, Ruth Ellen.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 7 at the Sacred Heart Church in Caruthersville with Father Scott Sunnenberg officiating.
The interment was in the Little Prairie Cemetery in Caruthersville.
The H.S. Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Mike Cole, Steven Thrasher, Ray Gurley, Denis King, Mickey Morris and Gary Hatley.