Mrs. Ponder is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roy Willis Ponder; her son, Larry Aaron Ponder; her brothers, Claude and Chester Rogers; her sisters, Lucille Lovinggood, Laura Hamby, Christine Choran, Irene Tinell and Pat Farmer.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Betty Jean Ponder and Leonard and Beverly Ponder; her grandchildren, Donna Dexter, Larry Ponder, Angela Ferguson, Michelle Dudley, Russell Ponder and David Ponder; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great- grandchildren; her sister, Pauline Hamby, Hazel Goodson and Vera May Lemons; and her brother, Hayward Rogers.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 9, in the chapel of Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services with Rev. Jeff Duvall officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Deacons of Friendship Baptist Church will serve as pallbearers and are asked to meet at Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday.
Please join Mrs. Ponders' family in celebrating her life by visiting www.jenningsfuneralhome.com to share memories and to post tributes.