Funeral service for Rev. Joe Ward Mayberry, age 82 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Wednesday at 11 AM at Fayetteville First Baptist Church with Rev Glenn Hester and The Honorable Larry Potter and Rev. Van Johnson officiating. Burial will follow beside his wife Martha Miller Mayberry in Dickson County Memorial Gardens. Rev. Mayberry passed away Friday afternoon at Lynchburg Care Center.
A native of Hickman County, Rev. Mayberry was the son of the late Tom and Flora Stewart Mayberry, a graduate of Vanderbilt Divinity School, and was pastor of several Baptist congregations before becoming Director of Missions for the William Carey Baptist Association for 20 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his daughter Vickie Radway of Frankewing, son Joseph Stephen Mayberry of Fayetteville, brothers Thomas and Ben Mayberry both of Centerville, four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be Tuesday from 5 PM till 8 PM at Higgins Funeral Home.