Joyce Ann Kidd
On January 10, 2021, Joyce Ann Kidd was granted a peaceful passage home to rest with her Heavenly Father. Joyce was born September 24, 1946 in Benton, Louisiana, to the union of the late Reverend B. D. Kidd, Jr. and Ruth Ann Coleman Kidd, and was the youngest of six children.
Joyce graduated from C. H. Iron High School in 1964 and went on to graduate from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a Bachelor of Arts in music education. She later earned her Master's Degree and Plus 30 from Louisiana Tech University. She taught elementary music education for 33 years in the Bossier Parish School System. Joyce was a classically trained vocalist and blessed many with melodious song. She served as choir director for the Williams Memorial C.M.E. Temple and later as pianist for New Zion C.M.E. Church until her health failed. She was a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated and was active with the Shreveport Alumnae Chapter for many years.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, January 16, 2021, 1:00 p.m. at New Zion C.M.E. Church, 1240 Linton Rd., Benton, La. Viewing will be Friday, January 15' from 9:00 until 4:30 pm at Benevolent Funeral Home.
Published in Shreveport Times from Jan. 14 to Jan. 15, 2021.