Services for Mrs. Word will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Heaven’s View Baptist Church. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at Neuble Monument Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service. Elder Dr. Brewer Hall will be the eulogist. Interment will be at Gladeville Cemetery.
Mrs. Word, 45, passed away July 3 at University Medical Center.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, James (Slim) and Roberta (Birt) Harris, Fred and Martha McClennon; and uncle, James R. (Son) Harris.
She leaves to cherish her memory a very devoted husband, Henry Darnell Word; five sons, Lavoisier (Samantha) Knight, Lavon and Joshua Knight, Keith Word, Larkaritis (Jacqualitta) Corder; devoted and loving parents, Emma (George) Grooms and Robert (Faye) White; nine grandchildren, Brook, Kiyla, Cadence, Au’Breonna, Tavius, Josh, Jaida, Jorden and Darnell; one sister, Valerie (Bay Bay) White; one brother, Maurice (April) Grooms; one sister-in-law, Virginia (Chester) Brown; five brothers-in-law, Charles (Mary) Word, Ronnie and Donnie Word, Chris Davis and James (Yolanda) Davis; six uncles, John (Shirley) Harris, John (Beverly) Grooms, Micheal (Evander) Grooms, Eugene (Lorine) Grooms, Lillard Grooms and Chris Grooms; four aunts, Miriam Baugues, JoAnn Williamson, Paulette King and Billy Hoover; two great-aunts; three great-uncles; four nieces, La’Bria White, Michelle (Randy) Dowell, Kim Word and Nicole (Henry) Clay; eight nephews, Travis White, Landon,
Brick and Keyleo Grooms, Robert and Kevin Brown, Bobby and Allen Word; three Godchildren, Jeremiah Vaughn, Tara Bender-Clark and Tangela Bender; one God cousin, Wallicia Rhodes; numerous cousins; friends; and a host of devoted friends, which are too many to mention.
Neuble Monument Funeral Home LLC at 1330 Bluebird Road is in charge of arrangements, 615-444-3117. James Neuble Jr. is funeral director.