Mrs. Edith "Moie" Joy, 88, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at her residence. |
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 22 at 4 p.m. in the Little and Davenport Funeral Home chapel. The Rev. Dwight Joy and the Rev. Paul Flynn will officiate.
Interment will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 4-8 p.m.
Born in Dawson County, Mrs. Joy had lived in Hall County for most of her life. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Lester and Clara Pinson Medlin. She was a homemaker, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother; she was loved by all that knew her.
Survivors include her husband, James E. Joy, Gainesville; children, Linda and Taylor Cantrell, Pendergrass, Jamie and Charles Phillips, Flowery Branch, Ronnie and Gaynelle Joy, Gainesville, Jimmy and Patricia Joy, Lawrenceville, Karen and Rick Keeler, Gainesville, Billy and Brenda Joy, Gainesville, Randy and Wanda Joy, Baldwin, Cindy and R.L. Pruitt, Commerce, Robin and Chris Smith, Gainesville; grandchildren, Joy Shafer, Shannon Cantrell, Todd Phillips, Troy Phillips, Kim Ryder, Dwayne Joy, Dwight Joy, Staci Donaldson, Nicole Little, Erica Dean, Jennifer Chastain, Dustin Joy, Jeremy Joy, April Simmons, Amy Truelove, Amanda Pelham, Ashley Grindle, Josh Allison, Roger Joy, Pam Tanner, Shane Joy, Shay Joy, Chad Joy, Angela Elliott, Kristi Moses, Brian Moses, Daniel Moses, Casey Smith, Cory Smith, Carly Smith; great-grandchildren, Leighann Cook, Allison Brown, Matthew Cantrell, Emily Cantrell, Alexis Phillips, Savannah Phillips, Abraham Phillips, Lindsay Panter, Jacob Ryder, Allysa Joy, Jackson Joy, Emma Joy, Noah Joy, Owen Joy, Danielle Little, Brayden Little, Kaylee Dean, Jadan Dean, Marcus Chastain, Lucas Chastain, Morgan Chastain, Blake Chastain, Tyler Simmons, Madison Simmons, Jacki Simmons, Isabella Simmons, Ansley Truelove, Dylan Truelove, Kaylee Truelove, Tori Truelove, Kelsey Welch, Austin Welch, Caden Pelham, Avery Pelham, Bintley Grindle, Alex Joy, Nathan Joy, Katie Highfield, Caleb Tanner, Allison Tanner, Christopher Joy, Matthew Joy, Emily Joy, Dakota Joy, Devin Joy, Jordan Joy, Timmothy Joy, Aaron Joy, Faith Joy, William Joy, Braylon Joy, Chanley Joy, Kayla Elliott, Chase Elliott, Layne Chancey, Jordan Moses, Bethany King, John Moses, Jacob Moses, Faith Moses, Thomas Moses, Isabella Moses, Makayla Smith, Channing Smith, Paisleigh Smith; great-great grandchildren, Kayleigh Cook, Dalton Cook, Taelynn Brown, Grayson Delacruz, Caraline Joy.
Mrs. Joy is preceded in death by her sons, Danny Joy and Michael Joy; grandchild, Buck Cantrell; great-grandchild, Destiny Moses; brother, Ray Medlin; sisters, Estelle Redmond and Idell Hooper.
A special thanks and gratitude to the Joys' neighbor and friend, Drs. Michael and Lori Lebow.
Thanks to Dr. Phillip R. Brown, Hospice Nurses North Team Sara, Bruce and Sandy and the 6th Floor North Tower Northeast Georgia Medical Center Team, and Brother in Christ and pastor the Rev. Paul Flynn and Union Grove Congregational Holiness Church.
Those wishing to do so may leave condolences at www.littledavenport.com.
Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway SW, Gainesville, GA, is in charge of arrangements.
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on May 21, 2014