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Willene S. Ward
Funeral service for Mrs. Willene S. Ward, 85, of Goodwater, was Sunday, January 9, 2022, at the Chapel of Radney Funeral Home. Pastor Tony Harris officiated. Burial followed in the Russell Farm Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Ward passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022, at her residence. She was born on April 2, 1936, in Tallapoosa County to John William Strickland and Jessie Idora Cotney Strickland. Mrs. Ward loved being outside. She enjoyed camping and also sitting on her front porch with her kids and grandkids.
She is survived by her sons, Thomas Ward (Angel) of Alexander City and William Ward (Elaine) of Tuskegee; daughter, Becky Ann Manning of Troy; grandchildren, Jeffery Wyatt (Nikki), Timmy Wyatt (Christina), Jason Reynolds, Mikey Bickerstaff, Mandy Jo, Thomas Kirk Ward, Samantha, Joey Ward (Miranda), Jamie Ward (Debra), Michelle Manning, and Amy Andrews (James); several great-grandchildren; and special friends, Sandra Jones, Kecia Johnson, and Baron and Christine Gregg.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Thomas Ward; daughter, Patricia Reynolds; son, Robert Earl Ward; and brothers, John Robert Strickland and Woodrow Strickland.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be given to Children’s Hospital; Children’s of Alabama Foundation; 1600 7th Avenue South; Birmingham, AL 35233.
Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.radneyfuneralhome.com.
Radney Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.