Mrs. Owens was a member of Eastland Baptist Church in Metropolis.
She is survived by three daughters, Stacy Bagwell and husband Andy of Metropolis, Samantha Byrd and husband Brian of Wickliffe, Ky. and Sherri Jeffords and husband Daniel of Metropolis; one son, Steven Levi Owens of Metropolis; eight grandchildren, Anna Drew Bagwell, Ayden Parker Bagwell, Ashton Bagwell, McKenzie “Mickey” Byrd, Noah Byrd, Owen “Moses” Byrd, Packston “Packman” Byrd, Preston “Peanut” Jeffords; her parents, Donald Sr. and Gloria Mayhall Stacey; one sister, Neva Holman of Metropolis; two brothers, James Stacey of Valparaiso, Ind. and Donnie Stacy of Junction.
Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Steven Owens.
Our beloved mother and Maw Maw, devoted wife of 31 years, adored daughter, sister and aunt and trusted friend and a child of God. Her children arise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her. Prov. 31:28
Funeral service was held Monday at Eastland Baptist Church with Bro. Jack Hall and Bro. David Siere officiating. Burial followed at Otterbein Cemetery in Pope County.
Memorials may be made to the American Stroke Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231.
Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home of Metropolis was in charge of arrangements.