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Mrs. Joyce Myers

July 02, 2020
Joyce T. Myers, 87, of St. Marys, made her transition on Monday, June 15, 2020, under the watch care of hospice and the St. Marys Senior Care Center. In conjunction with her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, they visited periodically.

Mrs. Joyce Myers was born in New Orleans on Dec. 8, 1932, to the late Elmo Foster and Lillian Evans. She moved to St. Marys in 1950 and lived in different states until she returned to St. Marys in 1973. She was a member of Greater Trinity United Methodist Church in St. Marys. She worked for Camden County Board of Education at St. Marys Elementary School for 16 years until her health failed.

She had three children who proceeded her in death, Cathy Gibbs, Jerome Myers and Avis Merritt.

She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Marcelle G. Myers of St. Marys; a brother, Wallace (Joyce) Shannon of Moss Point, Mississippi; a sister, Janina (Gene) Edwards of Passagula, Mississippi; two brothers-in-law, Danny Myers (Beverly) of Mississippi and Carter Myers (Yolanda) of Mississippi; nine children, Gordon Myers (Shirley) of Atlanta, John Furguson (Mary) of Columbus, Georgia, Darryl Furguson (Latoya) of St. Marys, Johnny Myers (Ina) of Atlanta, Gregory Myers of Jacksonville, Florida, Lawanda (Duane) of Jacksonville, Florida, Joan Myers of St. Marys, Irnetha Lambert of St. Marys and Marcella Dawson of St. Marys; 41 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; a devoted friend, Mrs. Geraldine Baker; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

A service was held Saturday, June 27 in Oak Grove Cemetery.

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