Frances Branton Joye
Frances Branton Joye, 82,
of Johnsonville, SC, passed away at her home on Monday, January 22, 2018,
after an extended illness.
She was born on December
18, 1935, and was the daughter of the late James and Sally Stubbs Branton
of McColl, SC. She was a faithful member of the Johnsonville Pentecostal
Holiness Church where she formerly served as a Sunday School teacher. She
worked as a nurse at Hemingway Hospital, McLeod Infirmary, and Johnsonville
High School. She retired from Tupperware, Hemingway, SC, as the benefits
She is survived by
her loving husband of 63 years, Donald R. Joye; four daughters Donna J.
Roerk (Greg) of Sellersburg, IN, Kamela J. Kaiser (Kyle) of Johnsonville,
Candice J. Gaster (Jamie) of Johnsonville and Marisa J. Crawford of Daniel
Island, SC. She leaves eight grandchildren: Kaylea Lyerly of Johnsonville,
Frances Roerk Cooper of Sellersburg, IN, Jonathan Lyerly (Leslie), Drew
Gaster (Julianne), Elliott Gaster (Cassie), all of Johnsonville; Connor
Kaiser of Murrells Inlet, SC, Carson Kaiser of Johnsonville, and Sally
Branton Crawford of Daniel Island, SC. Also surviving are 10 great grandchildren—Marlea
Wright, Madelyn Wright, Kamryn Lyerly, Harrison Gaster, Jon Coleman Lyerly,
Ellison Gaster, Hunter Gaster, Miller Lyerly, Addison Gaster, and Taylor
Gaster. Frances is also survived by one sister, Helen Branton Parrish,
of Melton, FL.
She is predeceased
by her parents, as well as several brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will
be held Thursday, January 25, 2018, at 11:00 AM at the Johnsonville Pentecostal
Holiness Church, 330 Georgetown Highway, Johnsonville, SC 29555. Burial
directed by the Hemingway Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home will follow in
the Garden of Devotion Cemetery, Hwy 41, Johnsonville, SC.
The family will receive
friends and family from 6:00-8:00 PM on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at
the Johnsonville Pentecostal Holiness Church.
The Joye family would
like to thank PruittHealth Hospice of Florence for their kindness and compassion
during this time.
Memorials may be made
to the Johnsonville Pentecostal Holiness Church, Post Office Box 303, Johnsonville,
McKenzie Funeral Home
of Hemingway, SC is honored to serve the Joye family in this time of bereavement.