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Joyce Ward (03-21-2013)
Funeral services for Mrs. Joyce Ward, age 86, of Farmerville, LA were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Antioch Baptist Church in Farmerville. Officiating the service was Rev. Scott Jennings. Interment followed at Antioch Cemetery in Farmerville, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville.
“Momma Joycee” as she was affectionately known, was born on September 5, 1926 and passed away on March 17, 2013. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church in Farmerville. She retired from Farmerville Drug Store with over twenty years of service. She was preceded in death by her great-grandson, Jonah Ruger.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Willie E. “Sam” Ward of Farmerville, LA; children, Ricky Ward (Donna) of West Monroe, LA; Samuel Ward (Vicki) of Farmerville, LA; five grandchildren: Melanie, Joni, Zach, Samantha, and Eddie; seven great-grandchildren, and siblings: Jimmie Titcomb, Wayne Sutton, and Johnny Sutton; with a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
Pallbearers were Jason Freeland, Marty Sutton, Mike Sutton, Kevin Brantley, Nick Donald, and Ryan Carr.
Visitation was held Tuesday, March 19, 2013 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church.
The family would like to give special thanks to her sitters: Cheryl, Janice, and Renee for their love and compassion shown to “Momma Joycee.”
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes. com.