Joyce Ward, age 66, of Pensacola, FL., died on Sunday, February 22, 2009.
Joyce was born in Miami, FL., and had resided in Pensacola since 1978. She loved fishing, her animals especially Fofo, and was best friends with all of her children.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Ward.
She is survived by her children, two daughters Debra (Fred) Schaefers, Dena Spradling; one son John Spradling, Jr.; grandchildren, Wesley Spradling a special grandchild who was raised by his grandmother, Paul Spradling, and Jacob Gilmore; brother, Clarence Bell.
Viewing and visitation will be from 5 to 7:00 p.m., on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at Trahan Family Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 26, 2009 at the chapel. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Trahan Family Funeral Home, 419 Yoakum Ct., Pensacola, Fl., is in charge of arrangements.
Published in the Pensacola News Journal on 2/25/2009