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  1. Bob Anderson
    April 19, 2022 @ 6:37 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. She was a special lady and will be missed. Praying for the family


  2. Jo and Jerry Applegate
    April 19, 2022 @ 8:10 pm

    Gary, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Joyce touched so many lives over the years, including ours. Our prayers are with you both now and in the days ahead.


  3. Debra Jean Worley McMurray
    April 20, 2022 @ 3:06 am

    As a young teenage girl, Joyce made a great impact and lasting impression on my young life by giving of herself to me in so many ways. She gave of her time to teach me things that were important for a young woman to know. She truly lived the biblical verse out from the beginning of her marriage in word and deed, by example, to those younger than her, In Titus 2:3-5, the Bible says “Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanders or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good. Then they can urge the younger women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands, so that no one will malign the word of God.
    I truly believe Joyce lived this scripture in every way and it will be credited to her in heaven. Thank you to her for much early training in how to be a lady. I never knew at the time how much of those things I’d use or duplicate that she taught me. I’ve told my children and others of her often and wondered if I’d ever get the chance to say thank you. I randomly saw this. Today I get to thank her after she is gone, however, her family will see and know. I’m a firm believer heritage is important, and she left a firm foundation behind to honor others. To Joyce’s family: Keep up with the simple things for simple is huge. In the least, we find the greatest and this is what produces the kingdom of God. For to simply love people is the greatest legacy we can leave behind.
    It is God’s richest blessing!!!. (Thank you Joyce)
    Cordially, Debra J Worley McMurray


    • Carrie Patillo Thompson
      April 20, 2022 @ 10:34 am

      Gary, so sorry to hear of the passing of sweet Joyce. Such a wonderful person. Prayers for you and all the family.


  4. Carol Hayes Bybee
    April 20, 2022 @ 5:33 am

    My dear friend, Joyce. We will see each other again in heaven.


  5. Gary K Pliler
    April 20, 2022 @ 5:33 pm

    So sorry for your loss!! Prayers for family, God’s Blessings!


  6. Arther and Cynthia Quarrels
    April 21, 2022 @ 10:13 am

    Pastor Matt Smith ,We are praying that God’s strength and grace will sustain you and your family.


  7. Marlene Workman
    April 21, 2022 @ 9:03 pm

    So very sorry for your families loss. She was beautiful,sweet and loving.


  8. Craig and Sherri Cromer
    April 22, 2022 @ 9:26 am

    Gary Matthew and Family we are so sorry for your loss. We loved Joyce and so enjoyed when we got to visit. She was one the kindest women I have ever met. Love and prayers for you all


  9. Ida Gwaltney
    May 2, 2022 @ 3:05 pm

    Such a sweet lady! Gary I am so sorry to hear of your loss! May God give you peace!


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