Joyce E. YOUNG
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Joyce E. YOUNG
  • September 22, 1933 - September 22, 2016
  • Texas

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Joyce E. Young, 83, of Texarkana, TX passed away September 22, 2016 in a local emergency center. Mrs. Young was born February 9, 1933 in Texarkana, TX.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Janie Brown and her sister, Patsy R. Brown.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Jack Young; son, Marty C. Young; two grandsons, Christopher and John Young; sister, Mary Hayes, all of Texarkana, Texas, and two nieces, Jan Roeder and husband, Rick of Santa Anna, California, and Debbie Atkinson and husband, Jim of Costa Mesa, California.

She was a long-time member of the First United Methodist Church, Texarkana, Arkansas, where she worked as the church secretary for a number of years, taught elementary Sunday School for approximately 25 years, was a member of the Chancel Choir for 40 years, and was a member of the New Covenant Sunday School Class.

Services will be 2 p.m., Monday, September 26, 2016 at First United Methodist Church, Texarkana, AR with Rev. Bruce Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Chapelwood Memorial Gardens under the direction of East Funeral Home - Moores Lane.

Family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 4 P.M. at East Funeral Home-Moores Lane

In lieu of flowers, memoriasl may be made to First United Methodist Church, Texarkana, AR.

Online tributes may be made at www.eastfuneralhomes.com.