ROY LEE "Whooper" WARD, age 67 of the Kinterbish Community of Cuba, Alabama, passed January 30, 2013 at Anderson Regional Medical Center, Meridian, Mississippi. Service of remembrance will be Monday, February 4, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. from Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, also Cuba. Interment follows in the adjacent Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Rev. Ronnie Walk, pastor, will deliver the eulogy. Mr. Ward will lie in repose one hour prior to funeral time. Visitation for family and friends is scheduled Sunday afternoon (Feb. 3rd) from 2-5:00 p.m. In the Weatherly Chapel. On Monday afternoon the processional leaves from the Ward family residence at 12:40.
Those left to celebrate his life and to cherish his memories are: his loving wife, Mary Ward, eight children; Deborah Smith, LaPlace, La, Marvolene (James) Oliver, Evansdale, Ia, Felicia (Sedrick) Washington, Prentiss, Ms, Annie (Louis) Wade, York, Al., Carla (Walter) Hull, Wetumpka, Al., Lakeisha Ward, Montgomery, Al, John David Morgan, York, Ala., and Walter (Cheree) Ivory, Killeen, Tx., eighteen (18) grandchildren; Patrick, A.J., Alex, Dee, Kashaunesci, Jessica, Lakandyce, Icsenuahs, Jefferey, Mitchell, Latasha, Brittany, Shonda, Shaquitta, Shantia, Ashley, Amber and Ameree; four (4) great-grandchildren; five (5) sisters; Pearline Jones, Montgomery, Al., Rosetta Harris, Romella Cross, Loise Fisher,Eloise King; one (1) brother; M.C. (Geraldine) McVay; four (4) nieces; Lena (Berry) Ivey, Lora Gray, Jasmine Ivey, Ashley Ivey, all of Montgomery, Al., like a father, Brad C. (Emma) Delaine, Cuba, Al., two (2) special young men that were like sons; Tracey Hearn and Carliss Hollis; and a host of cousins and friends who loved him dearly.
To the Ward family, we at Weatherly Funeral Home, offer to each of you our most sincere and heartfelt sympathy. Our prayer remains that your abiding Faith in God will continue to comfort, strengthen and sustain you during your time of bereavement.
WEATHERLY FUNERAL HOME, York, Alabama, under the direction of Jacqueline Studdard Weatherly, entrusted with all funeral and burial service details.