Mrs. Joylene "Joyce" Scott Douglas, 78, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, while surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Douglas was a longtime resident of Pembroke and a member of First Baptist Church of Pembroke for more than 48 years. She was a devoted wife and wonderful mother, an avid reader and an excellent cook.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Elijah V. and Sarah Peebles Scott, and several siblings.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, William Grable Douglas of Pembroke; two daughters and sons-in-law, Debbi and Wade Lester of Port Orange, Fla., and Cissy and Mark Nessola of Rincon; two sisters and brother-in-law, Nancy Sellers and Shirley and Hubert Gunn, all of Swainsboro; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral is at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at First Baptist of Pembroke with Dr. Bradley Butler and Pastor Stan Tyson officiating. Interment will follow in Northside Cemetery.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Flanders Morrison Funeral Home Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The
, 201 Television Circle, Savannah, GA 31406 or Halifax Health-Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL 32129.
Arrangements are by Flanders Morrison Funeral Home of Pembroke, www.flandersmorrisonfuneralhome.com.