Celebration of Life services for Betty Jane Ponder, 75, of Cullman will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at St. Andrews United Methodist Church, Bros. Mac Buttram and Chuck Worley officiating, with interment in Cullman City Cemetery. Viewing will be from 1 to 2 p.m.
Moss Funeral Home directing.
Mrs. Ponder was born July 24, 1941, in Blount County to Bernice and Edward Baty. She passed away peacefully Jan. 30, at UAB Medical Center in Birmingham, surrounded by family.
A longtime resident of Cullman, Jane was a graduate of Cleveland High School, attended Samford University and graduated from The University of Alabama. She was a member of St. Andrews Methodist Church for 46 years and taught school for 34 years, retiring from the Cullman City School system.
Jane was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Freddie (Fred) Ponder; sons, Marc K. Ponder (Brandi) and Darrell L. Ponder; and her two brothers, Robert Baty (Rosa) and Joe Baty. "Nana" had three grandchildren, Bailee, Paxton and Case Ponder.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at Moss Service Funeral Home.
Published on January 31, 2017