Joyce Marie Stewart Lloyd was completely healed from her battle with cancer on July 21, 2019 when her heavenly Father called her home. Joyce had fought a good fight and was ready to meet her maker. She left peacefully with her loving family surrounding her.
Joyce Marie Stewart was born on October 25, 1951 in Inverness to Albert J. Stewart Sr. and Jimmie Louise Stewart. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She start school in Isola before moving to Belzoni. She worked at Jockey International, receptionist for Dr. Gordon before becoming a full time homemaker. Joyce was a hard working lady who loved everyone she ever worked with. She was a sweetheart to everyone with a kind, gentle spirit. Even though she only gave birth to three children, more claimed her as their mother. She loved them and they loved her and the advice she offered them.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents Albert and Jimmie Stewart, three brothers, George Harvey, James Roane Jimmy Lewis and her beloved son, Steven Duane Lloyd. She leaves behind to cherish their memories of her loving husband of 51 years, Marion Earl Lloyd, daughter, Stacy Marie Holeman (Jamie) of Glendora, son, Johnny Earl Lloyd (Bubba) of Isola, sisters, Lori Purvis (Johnny), Belzoni, Judy Muse (Eddie) Greenwood, Margie Tabb, Greenwood, Pamela Wade (Larry) Belzoni, and her brothers, Albert J. Stewart Jr. (Punkie) , Avalon. Ronnie Stewart (Christy), Coila, Jerry Stewart (Cheryl, Belzoni, and Scotty Stewart (Janet), Belzoni and the joy of her life, six grandchildren and one great grandchild, a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. Her smile will be missed by those that knew her.
Services will be held at Mortimer Funeral Home in Belzoni, Mississippi on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. Visitation will began at 1 PM with services immediately following at 2 PM. Interment will be in Greencrest Gardens in Belzoni.
Officiating the services will be Brother Sam Riddell and Reverend Jonathan McGurie. Serving as pallbearers will be Tim Lloyd, Randy Lloyd, Tommy Lloyd, B.J. Hawkins, Noel Pearson, and Wayne Holeman. Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Holloway and John Robert.