Funeral service for Cecil Leroy Ponder, 65, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Anniston Memorial Funeral Home, with the Rev. Craig Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in Anniston Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Mr. Ponder passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Regional Medical Center due to complications from heart surgery. Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Cathy Hicks Ponder; his children, Lee Ponder (Gina), Gene Ponder (Beverly) and Brandon Ponder (Melanie); grandchildren, Rebecca Ponder, Kacey Ponder, Trent Echols, Reese Ponder and Landon Ponder and step-sisters, Pat Hovendon and Betty Jo Hickman. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Mr. Ponder was a Vietnam Veteran and was retired from the Anniston Army Depot. He was a loving husband, father and "Poppi" who loved Alabama football and making his daily trips to Wal-Mart. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Anniston Memorial Funeral Home 3865 US Hwy 431 North Anniston, AL 36206 256-820-0024
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Anniston Memorial Funeral Home
3865 US Highway 431 North Anniston, AL 36206
Published in The Anniston Star on Apr. 24, 2014