Joe Louis Boulden
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Funeral for Joe Louis Boulden, 77 of Decatur will be noon, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at St. Peter M.B. Church with the Reverend Edward Franklin eulogizing and Pastor Madison Brown officiating. Inhumation will follow in Calvary Memorial Gardens with Reynolds Funeral home directing. The body will lie in repose one hour prior to the funeral.
Joe was born to the late Jack Boulden and Armean B. Hill on August 14, 1936, in Trinity. He passed into eternal rest March 8, 2014, at Decatur Morgan Hospital.
On February 9, 1966, he was united in sacred marriage to Ann Williams. Mr. Boulden was employed with Pepsi Cola Bottling Company for 35 years as a truck driver. He retired in 2002. He was known by his CB handle as "Wolfman."
He confessed hope in Christ on May 18, 2011, at River City Health & Rehabilitation Center and joined St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church of Decatur. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his son, Ira Bernard Boulden and his brother, Robert Earl Grundy.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 48 years, Julia Ann Williams Boulden; two children, Tammie B. Owens (Tim) of Decatur and Trentin Ayers of Huntsville; one grandson, Ira Bernard Owens; one sister, Wilma S. Wadle (Josh) of Athens; five sisters-in-law, JoAnn Grundy of Madison, Peggy Parker (Hollis) of Marietta, GA, Jeanette French(Charlie) of Decatur, Mildred Wyatt (Horace) of Decatur, Faye Ingram (Sebrome) of Montgomery; three brothers-in-law, Willie Williams of Spokane, WA, Ronald Williams of Decatur and Roy Williams of Birmingham; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Flower bearers will be nieces and pallbearers will be nephews.
The family would like to thank the staffs of River City Health and Decatur Morgan Hospital for the exceptional care rendered to their loved one.
Reynolds Funeral Home
103 13Th Ave Nw
Decatur, AL 35601
Published in the Decatur Daily on Mar. 11, 2014