Joyce Jones Slate, age 79, of Springfield, passed away Friday, July 30, 2021 at NorthCrest Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 11 am in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Greenbrier with Brother Johnny Trail officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenbrier Cemetery with James Slate, Aaron Slate, Ethan Slate, James Mixon, Brian Jones, and Jody Hallman serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 from 3-8 pm and again on Wednesday from 9 am until the hour of service at 11 am.
Mrs. Slate was born April 13, 1942 in Greenbrier, TN to the late Albert L. and Dorothy Virginia Ogg Jones. She was a homemaker and member of the Hillcrest Church of Christ. She loved her family, going to church, and her church family. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, birdwatching, crossword puzzles, and word search puzzles.
In addition to her parents Mrs. Slate is preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Slate; her brother, Bobby Lee Jones, her sister-in-law, Donna Jones, and her brother-in-law, Joe Hallman.
Mrs. Slate is survived by her sons, Jeremy (Rhonda) Slate of Greenbrier and Joe (Kathy) Slate of Springfield; siblings, Charles W. (Brenda) Jones of Springfield and Emily Sue Hallman of Adairville, KY; special niece, Kandy Foriest of Greenbrier; grandchildren, James (MacKenna) Slate, Aaron (Savannah) Slate, Nicole (James) Mixon and Ethan Slate; and great-grandchildren, McKinley Slate, Mattie Slate, and Walker Slate.
If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the Potter Children’s Home. Any donations may be sent in c/o Austin & Bell.
Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Greenbrier is in charge of these arrangements.
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