— A memorial service for Joyce K. Ward, 70, of Charlestown, will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington. She died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at Kentuckiana Medical Center.
She was born May 1, 1942, to Homer and Ethel (Deere) Brison in Charlestown.
Survivors include her companion Richard Darnell; sons, Joseph Ward of Charlestown and Ernie Ward of Jeffersonville; daughters, Teresa Weddle of Charlestown, Martha Latham of Charlestown and Tammy Stoner of Nabb; brothers, Patrick Brison of Charlestown, Homer E. Brison of Charlestown, Paul D. Brison of Louisville, Walter D. Brison of Charlestown and Eugene F. Brison of New Market; sisters Lisa Gilbert of Arlington, Texas, Violet Darnell of Columbus, Ohio, and Donna Burns of Borden; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until time of the service Thursday.
Online condolences can be sent to www.graysonfuneralhome.com