Joyce L. Huddleston
Joyce L. Huddleston
  • February 5, 1937 - November 25, 2017
  • Lubbock, Texas

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Joyce Lee Huddleston of Lubbock, Texas lost her brief battle with cancer on November 25th, 2017. She was born February 5th, 1937 in San Antonio, Texas. Shortly after she was born her parents Andrew and Lee Ora Jones moved to Novice, Texas where she spent majority of her childhood.

After graduating from high school she pursued a career in beauty. She attended Garlands Institute of Hair Design in Sweetwater, Texas where she earned her cosmetology license. She quickly became a very sought after beautician after winning countless cosmetology competitions. She continued to pursue her dreams and opened her first salon in Abilene, Texas and another in Levelland, Texas.

Her biggest accomplishment in life was raising her two children, Rhonda Smith and Lonnie Blackbourne. She also went on to help raise two grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Her passion in life was to take care of people. Not just her people but all people; family, friends, and even complete strangers. Her door was always open.

Joyce was preceded in death in by her husband: Glen Huddleston. She was survived by her children Lonnie Blackbourne and Rhonda Smith (husband Bart) both of Lubbock, Texas. Grandchildren: Crystal Blackbourne, Summer Blackbourne, Jennifer Foerster, Cassie Temple, Haley Smith and 12 great grandchildren.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Lubbock, TX.