Joyce Elizabeth (Ward) Haggard

November 4, 1934 ~ October 12, 2020 (age 85)


Mrs. Joyce Elizabeth Haggard, age 85, of Lumber City, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020 at her home.

 Mrs. Haggard was born November 4, 1934 in Telfair County; she was preceded in death by her parents, the late, John Henry Ward and Mary Gladys McLean Ward, her husband of 55 years, Earl James Haggard, and a son, Danny Varnadoe. She worked for many years in various nursing homes and hospitals around Georgia and was also a homemaker.


She is survived by her daughters, Debbie Outlaw, Darice Varnadoe and Vecha (Jimmy) White, a son, Jonathon (Taylor) Goss all of Lumber City, six grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.


Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Riverside City in Lumber City with Rev. Johnny Taylor officiating.


Pallbearers will be Dustin Powell, Chris Cooprider, Ralph Brown, Drake Moore, Bradley Ivey and T.C. Roberson.


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Funeral Service
October 14, 2020

2:00 PM
Lumber City, Riverside City

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