Miss Joyce Elizabeth Williams Ward was born January 29, 1938 in Cumberland County, Kentucky to the late Edd A. and Edna Gladys Radford Williams. She departed this life Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Blake Medical Center in Bradenton, Florida, having attained the age of eighty-two years and thirteen days.
She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Summersville Baptist Church. She was a retired teacher. She taught for thirty-six years. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband: Henry Lee Ward, one son: Roger Lane Ward, two brothers: Kenneth and Russell Williams and one infant sister: Inis Williams.
She is survived by one son: Michael Ward and his wife Kim of Bradenton, Florida, five grandchildren: Brady, Wade, Logan, and Cody Ward and Dora Ward Barrett, three great grandchildren: Tip, Emery and Jack Barrett.
Place and time of funeral service: 11 a.m. Central Time Wednesday, February 19, 2020, Summersville Baptist Church
Visitation: 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. CT Tuesday after 7 a.m. CT Wednesday at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at Summersville Baptist Church
Officiating: Bro. Dickie Scott and Bro. Daniel Marcum
Burial: Green County Memory Gardens, Summersville
Pallbearers: Brady Ward, Wade Ward, Cody Ward, Logan Ward, Brian Jones, Ryan Williams
Honorary Pallbearers: Mike Radford, Tim Marr, Phillip Hay, Henry Shuffett, Gregg Williams, Roger Skaggs
The family has requested that expressions of sympathy be donations to Summersville Baptist Church. These can be made at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home or at the church.