WEST ALTON -- Joyce Bard Pointer, 69, died at 11:50 p.m. Jan. 17, 2013, in the Christian Northeast Hospital in St. Louis.
Born Feb. 28, 1943, in the Sugartree community of New Madrid County, to the late William Carl and Mary Nell Tyner Bard, she lived in the St. Louis area where she was employed as a seamstress for a sporting goods company.
Survivors include: one son, Michael Tyner of the state of Louisiana; one daughter, Mary Katherine Green of Dallas; three brothers, Billy Bard of East Prairie, Gary Bard of Georgetown, S.C., and Harry Bard of Charleston; three sisters, Betty Jackson of Anniston, Sharon Dorris of Derby, Kan., and Sandra Pond of Portland, Ore.; and a longtime companion, Ernie Jackson of West Alton.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, James "Huck" Bard and Dennis Bard, and one sister, Joan Murphy.
A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Anniston Community Center with Martin Lucas officiating.
Online condolences may be made at www.shelbyfuneral.com.