October 2, 1941 – January 11, 2020
West, Joyce Bassett, ASID, NCIDQ, age 78, of Chelsea, formerly of Leeds, AL passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020. She is survived by her daughter, LeeAngela Garate (Roger) and granddaughter, Elizabeth Anne Garate. Joyce loved to travel and her most recent trip to Costa Rica was to bird watch. She was an artist and appreciated other artist's work. Joyce also was an OLLI member (this is for retirees that have a love of life long learning). Her friendships were made through singing in the choir at Mandarin Presbyterian in Jacksonville, Florida, she was a former President of the Georgia Chapter of ASID working as a manufacturer's rep in the architect and design community and she enjoyed the friendships made through OLLI. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Kilgroe Funeral Home in Leeds from 1:00PM until 3:00PM.
- Celebration of Life Saturday, January 18, 2020
January 14, 2020
I remember Joyce well from the 1980's and 90's, when we were both active in ASID. She was always so positive, engaged in the profession, and fun to be around. I know that her family will miss her terribly, as will the design community in Georgia and Florida.