Reba Butler Comer Ward, 92, formerly of Hazlehurst, died Saturday, January 26, 2013, in Foley, Alabama.
Visitation will be at 9 am with services at 10 am Tuesday January 29, at Stringer Family Chapel with interment in Hazlehurst City Cemetery.
? Reba was born on October 18, 1920, in Copiah County to Johnnie E. and Minnie Carpenter Butler. She graduated from Wesson High School and Copiah-Lincoln Junior College. She co-owned the Hub Grill Restaurant in Hazlehurst for many years.
? Reba was a long-time member of the Hazlehurst United Methodist Church and the Hazlehurst Garden Club. She was a talented cook, seamstress, and gardener.
? She was preceded in death by her first husband Charlton Comer, her second husband Charlie Ward, her siblings Dean Butler and Opal Shaw, and her son-in-law Don Nevels.
Survivors include: daughter, Sandra Nevels of Foley, AL; son, Drew Comer (April) of Lookout Mountain, TN; granddaughters, Stacey Nevels of Brookhaven and Kelly Herrington (Marc) of Brandon; great grandchildren Cooper and Cambell Herrington of Brandon; brother Johnnie E. Butler, Jr. of Orange, FL; and, sisters Annelle Boyd of Chester, VA, and Clarice Schmidt, of San Diego, CA.
?Memorials may be made to the Hazlehurst United Methodist Church Building Fund or a preferred charity.