Judy Marie Gaymon Joye, 72,
the widow of Elbert Bunyan Joye Sr., went home to be with the Lord, Thursday,
February 15, 2018 at her residence.
Mrs. Joye was born the daughter
of Marshall Whitney Gaymon and Pauline Elizabeth McElveen Gaymon on January
13, 1946 in Effingham, SC. She enjoyed cooking, gardening; and spending
time with her family. She attended New Beginnings Holiness Church.
Her greatest accomplishment was the love and Godly heritage she gave to
her family and friends. For it is written, “Charm is deceitful and
beauty is passing, but a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised”
Elbert and Judy were married
on April 28, 1964 and celebrated 51 years together. Their home was
blessed with: four children, Rose Marie Joye, Elbert (April) Joye Jr.,
Teressa (Ronnie) Jones, and Adam (Stephanie) Joye; 7 grandchildren, Timothy,
Austin, Katelyn, Kelsey, Faith, Walker, and Karyn; one great-grandchild,
Zackery; and two step-grandchildren. She also leaves behind:
a brother, Earnest Gaymon; and a sister, Velma (Jerry) Faile.
She was predeceased by:
her parents; her husband; a grandson, Timothy; three brothers, Paul Gaymon,
Marshall Gaymon Jr., and Charles Gaymon; and two sisters, Thelma Matthews
and Dotsy Parnell.
A Home Going Celebration
will be 2PM, Sunday, February 18, 2018 at New Beginnings Holiness Church.
Interment will follow in the New Prospect Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery
directed by the Hemingway Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
The Joye Family will receive
family and friends prior to the service from 1-2PM in the church sanctuary.