GALLIPOLIS — Joyce Marie (Morrison) Thompson, 65, of Gallipolis, went home to be with the Lord on December 14, 2013, at the Holzer Medical Center. She was born on June 13, 1948, in Logan, WV, daughter of the Late Ogden and Rose Marie (Paluso) Morrison.
Joyce belonged to Delta Kappa Gamma Association, National Education Association, Ohio Education Association and was a member of the WV Education Association. She touched many lives through her 38 years of teaching school, and being a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. We all feel blessed to have shared in her life.
Joyce is survived by her husband, Carl Thompson, whom she married on June 26, 1971, in Logan, West Virginia; a son, Brent (Shawn) Thompson of Gallipolis; two grandchildren, Hunter and Ellie; brothers, Eddie (Brenda) Morrison of Montrose, Michigan, and John (Dixie) Kinney of Logan, West Virginia; and sister, Iva Wallen also of Logan, West Virginia. Joyce was blessed with a very special friend, Anita Chevalier. She will be kept with warm thoughts by many nieces and nephews. Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, and by brothers Bobby Patterson and Joey Patterson.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at Willis Funeral Home with Bob Powell officiating. Burial will follow in Gravel Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at Willis Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, December 16, 2013.
Pallbearers will be Gary Phillips, Joe Myers, Mike Blain, Tim Humphreys, Steve Jagers, Carl Chevalier and Jason Humphreys. Her nephews will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Please visit www.willisfuneralhome.com to send e-mail condolences.