Graveside Funeral Services for Ila J. Ward, age 90, of Benton, MS, who passed away on December 28, 2019 at her home will be January 5, 2021 at 11:00 am at Midway Baptist Cemetery. Rev. Tommy Pittman will officiate. Graveside visitation will be Tuesday, January 5, 2021 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am at Midway Baptist Cemetery. Ila J. Ward is survived by her daughter; Connie Jones of Benton, 6 grandchildren, brother John Saxton of Yazoo City. She was preceded in death by her husband; Charlie M. Ward, grandson; Bill Jones, parents; Dave and Jewel Hasty Saxton. Stricklin King Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.