Joyce Marie Ward, 85, of Covington, passed away on Wednesday, November 21. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 24 at the Covington Funeral Home chapel with interment to follow in Magnolia Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday, November 23 at the funeral home. She was a retired nurse's aide. She is survived by two daughters, Deborah Lavelle and Christi Wilkins, both of Covington; one son, Kenneth Glover of Savannah, TN; one brother, Richard (Reba) Lavelle of Burlison; nine grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Ward and two sons, Randy Glover and Dwight Lavelle.