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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 coordinator. 
 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, SC 29555. 
 McKenzie Funeral Home of Hemingway, SC is honored to serve the Joye family in this time of bereavement.


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