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Joel E. Ponder

Joel Edmond Ponder, 75, Palmyra, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007.
The son of the late Laura Martin and Bert Ponder, he was a self-employed truck driver, retired from American Red Ball in 1995 and partner of Ponder Boat sales in Taswell. He served in the Air Force from 1950 to 1955, and was a member of Palmyra United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, the former Rose Mary Jones; four daughters, Debbie Gould, Jennie Brewster, Nancy White and Pam Lambert; two brothers, Milt and Bert Ponder; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Saturday, Sept. 22, at Palmyra United Methodist Church with entombment in Palmyra Cemetery.
Arrangements: Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.