Funeral services for Mary Ward Provaznik were held Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden. Officiating was Rev. Roy Strother.
Interment followed at Minden Cemetery in Minden.
The family received friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.
Mary was born August 25, 1931 in Kirby, Arkansas and entered into rest March 21, 2013 in Minden.
She was a member of North Acres Baptist Church in Minden.
Her husbands, Joe Copeland, Robert R. Ward and Maurice N. Provaznik; son, Lee Roy Copeland; and brother, Sonny Pasley preceded her in death.
She is survived by her sons, Roy Copeland and wife, Kathy of Minden and Joe Copeland and wife, Carol of Valpraiso, Indiana; daughters, Margie Gray and husband, Tom of Cherabusco, Indiana and Julie Bolheimer of Roanoke, Indiana; stepsons, Jim Provaznik of Minden and Timothy Scott and wife, Gwen of Minden; sisters, Bessie Lewis of Minden and Donna Wehrle and husband, Paul of Hot Springs, Arkansas; brothers, Roger Pasley and wife, Jean of Florida and Charles Pasley of Ohio; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Eric Lee, Ray Clark, Karl Washington, Jimmy Heflin, Jim Provaznik, Randall Carter and Judge Hanson.