Jerry Ard, 71, of Jayess, MS, was called into the presence of his Lord on Friday, January 22, 2016, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Mr. Ard was born November 12, 1944, in Lawrence County to Carlos and Bertile Smith Ard.
Services were held Sunday, January 24, 2016, at Topeka Baptist Church. The graveside service followed in the Roberts Memorial Cemetery. Bro. Terry Ballard and Bro. Jeffrey Conn officiated. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.