June 16, 1945 – October 1, 2012
DOWNEY, JOYCE L. – age 67, of Knoxville, passed away Monday, October 1, 2012 at her home with her loving husband by her side. She was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church and a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, and two sisters. She is survived by her loving husband of 42 years Marvin Downey; two daughters, Beth Johnson and husband Brian and Chris Hayes and husband Mike; one son Chris Hadley; two grandchildren Calista Jones and Aaliyah Hadley; two brothers James Riggsbee and Arthur Riggsbee; one sister Helen Hancock; and many other relatives and friends to mourn her passing. Family will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home Wednesday, October 3, 2012, from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. with a chapel service to follow with the Rev. A.J. Crawford officiating. Family and friends will meet at Berry Funeral Home at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, October 4, 2012 and proceed to Mt. Olive Cemetery for an 11:00 A.M. graveside service. The family wishes to thank the staff of the Dialysis Clinic on Martin Mill Pike for all of their love and support over the past years. Condolences may be offered at www.berryfuneralhome.com Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
- Visitation Wednesday, October 3, 2012
- Funeral Service Wednesday, October 3, 2012
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October 3, 2012
We were so sorry to hear about your mom. You and your family are in our thoughts & prayers. Much love, Steve, Gloria & Lareesa.
Sooooo very sorry we're unable to make it.
October 3, 2012
Please know that we are thinking of the family and will continue to keep you all in our thoughts and prayers in the days to come.
Adam, Jill and Noah Miller
October 2, 2012
Joyce, you were always both a joy and an inspiration to all of us lucky enough to get to know and care for you! You will be missed by your Rural Metro family and all your "boys and girls". We will keep your family in our prayers.
Karen Smith, Dialysis Coordinator
Rural Metro Corp.