Lillian Joyce Humphries

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Memorial service for Lillian Joyce Humphries, 85, will be 6 p.m., Thursday, July 7, 2016, at Gray Brown-Service with the Rev. David Allison and the Rev. Bill Prestridge officiating. The family will receive friends at from 4 until time of service at the funeral home. Mrs. Humphries passed away Tuesday at her home. She is preceded in death by her son, Jay Humphries; parents John Morris Carter and Willie Campbell Carter; brother, John Carter, and sister, Frances Carter Swatek. Mrs. Humphries is survived by her son, John Humphries; daughter, Jan Martin, and son- in-law, David Martin. Joyce worked for many years in the restaurant field at The Holiday Inn, Morrison's Cafeteria and the Cracker Barrel. She was famous for her smile and friendly ways. She never met a stranger and was always a joy to be around. She was born in Selma, Alabama, but resided in Calhoun and Talladega County for the last 50 years. She loved the mountains. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Oxford. She always loved to help in the church and for years she did the weekly attendance pads and delivered meals on wheels. When no longer able to attend, she enjoyed the fellowship of the church visitation team. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to First United Methodist Church of Oxford. Online condolences at
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Gray Brown-Service Mortuary
1329 Wilmer Ave
Anniston, AL 362014651
(256) 236-3441
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Published in The Anniston Star on July 7, 2016
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Anniston, AL   (256) 236-3441
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