Joyce Martin Anderson

Joyce Martin Anderson, age 77, of Murrayville (Lumpkin County) passed away on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at her home following an extended illness.

Mrs. Anderson was born on April 9, 1936, and was a lifelong resident of the area. She was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church No. 2.

She was the daughter of the late Ralph and Claudia Martin of the Shoal Creek Community in Cleveland.

Joyce is survived by her husband of 57 years, Ralph Anderson; sister and brother-in-law, Janet and Jack Dockery, Cleveland; nephews and their wives, David and Nancy Dockery, and Kip and Karen Dockery, both of Cleveland; and great-nephews and niece, Joe Dockery, Jackson Dockery, Clay Dockery and Sarah Dockery. Also surviving are many family members; her church family; and a host of wonderful friends; and neighbors.

Visitation will be at the Dahlonega Funeral Home from 2-8 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8.

Funeral services for Mrs. Anderson will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at Mount Zion Baptist Church No. 2.

The Rev. Stephen Gerrells, the Rev. Les Fuller and the Rev. Chris Anderson will be officiating.

Interment will follow in the Mount Zion No. 2 cemetery.

Condolences may be expressed online at

Arrangements by Dahlonega Funeral Home, 20 Gibson Road, Dahlonega, GA 30533, 706-864-DOVE.

Funeral Home

Dahlonega Funeral Home - Dahlonega
20 Gibson Road  Dahlonega, GA 30533
(706) 864-3683

Published in on Sept. 10, 2013