Mr. Lawrence (Gene) Ward age 88 from Sevierville

Mr. Lawrence (Gene) Ward age 88 from Sevierville, TN passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at The Waters of Clinton, TN. Lawrence was born May 15, 1931 to the late Herbert and Mildred Roberts Clabough.

Gene was of the Baptist faith, member of the Eagles Club, he enjoyed coaching fast pitch baseball and he was a huge fan of the University of Tennessee ball teams.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his; daughters, Sharon Carter and Melanie Ward; brother, Buddy Ward.

Gene is survived by; wife, Audrey Dunn Ward; son, Larry Douglas Ward and wife Dona of Knoxville, TN; daughter, Sandra Richards and husband Frankie of Knoxville, TN; sisters, Gayla Emert and Frankie Mynatt; grand-children, Travis Carter, Doug Ward Jr, Jordan Ward, Candice Woody, Alonna Maddox, Kevin Flynn, Heather Cole, and Anthony Flynn; 10 great -grandchildren; brother-in- laws which he considered son’s, Ronnie and Donnie Dunn; many other nieces , nephews and relatives and friends.

Committal Services will be held at the East Tennessee State Veteran’s Cemetery located at 2200 E Governor John Sevier Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37920 on Monday August 26, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. with full Military Honors.

Condolences can be left for the family at

Jones Mortuary is in charge of all the arrangements for Mr. Lawrence (Gene) Ward.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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