Memorial services will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at Carnes Baptist Church, North Gadsden, for Jerry Wayne Ponder Sr., 68, of Alabama City, who passed away on July 28, 2013. Pastor Tommy Marshall will officiate. Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home and Cemetery announcing.
Jerry was the owner/operator of Ponder Tree Service for 30 years. He worked at Triple A Plumbing and Pottery for 15 years, Flowers Bakery for 15 years and Thomas Betts for 3½ years. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Burl and Maureen Ponder; and his sister, Belinda Ponder.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Ponder; children, Jerry (Jana) Ponder, Tommy (Brooke) Ponder, Brian Ponder, Kristie Ponder, Chris Ponder (Penny) and Jody Ponder; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Vickie (Danny) Autwell, Becky Ponder and Linda (Brian) Dial; brothers, Talmadge (Charlene) Ponder, Ronald (Patricia) Ponder and Billy (Sue) Ponder; in-laws, Peppers family; special friend, Sid Brooks; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to Riverview Regional Medical Center, CCU.
The family request no flowers.www.ghbfuneralhome.com