JoAnn Shoulder departed this life peacefully on Saturday, July 18, 2020 in Dallas, TX, at Methodist Hospital at the age of 61. Daughter of the late Matilda and Russell Williams Sr. Wife of James Ward. Beloved mother of Sherman Shoulder Jr., Brandon Shoulder Sr. (Laketria), Denisha Shoulder and Areal Shoulder. Sister of Lorriane Sylve, Karen Murray, Rosemary Dinet, Mogela Picquet, Robert Williams, Joseph Williams and Wayne Williams. Beloved survived by four grandchildren, Jade Shoulder, Jaden Shoulder, Joanna Shoulder, and Dondra Adams Jr. Deceased also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family attended the visitation and funeral services on Saturday July 25, 2020 at Robinson Family Funeral Home, 9611 Hwy. 23, Belle Chasse, LA. Officiants: Selma and James Stovall. Interment: Tropical Bend Cemetery, Empire, LA. For online condolences please visit www.robinsonfamilyfuneralhome.com.