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Joyce K. Stone, 76 of Texarkana, TX passed away March 11, 2017 at her home. She was born June 26, 1940 in Miller County, AR. Joyce was a member of First Baptist Church, Texarkana where she was a member of the Agape Sunday School Class. She was also part of the Care and Outreach Committee where she was chairperson for 4 years organizing food for the sick and bereaved. She was also a member of the Angel Quilter Group where she made quilts and caps for cancer patients as well as crocheted caps for chemo patients. Joyce attended the Bible Study Fellowship for several years and taught in the children's dept. Joyce was also on the First Baptist Church Mission Committee where she served for many years. She was also proud to volunteer for the Texarkana Komen Race for the cure. Joyce retired from Texarkana College after 27 years of service.

Joyce is survived by her husband James Stone of Texarkana, TX; four daughters Susan Swank and Kelly Bowlus of Odenton, MD., Melinda and David Vammen of Texarkana, Dawn and Greg Hill of Watford City, ND. and Jennifer and Chase Miller of Texarkana; one brother-in-law Jack Stone of Beebe, AR.; two sisters-in-law Betty Honea of Texarkana, AR. and Claudia Ortega of Mustang, OK; grandchildren are Tyler Swank of Odenton, MD., Daniel Vammen of Texarkana, Sarah Vammen of Portland, OR. Michael Landrith of Desmoin, IA. and Anna Wacker of Bessemer, MI. Addison Toler of San Diego, CA., Austin and Dillon Toler both of Texarkana, Bo Miller of Texarkana, plus several nephews and other family.

Funeral Service will be 1P.M. Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at First Baptist Church Texarkana Atrium with Rev. Larry Sims officiating. Burial will follow in Concord Cemetery, Doddridge, AR.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at East Funeral Home-Moores Lane.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Texarkana, 2407 Galleria Oaks Drive, Texarkana, TX 75503 or Alzheimer's Alliance, 100 Memory Lane, Texarkana, TX 75503

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