Brenda Joyce Fox

June 6, 1952July 27, 2011

Mrs. Joyce Fox, 59 of Marietta passed away suddenly on Wednesday, July 27, 2011. Joyce was originally from Charlotte, NC moving to Marietta in 1986. She was the Co- State Director for Youth Basketball of America (YBOA-GA). She was very active in her quilting and knitting guilds. Joyce was preceded in death by her special friend and companion, her dog Precious. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, William Fox; daughter, Elizabeth Fox Mouzannar and her son-in-law Karim Mouzannar of Brooklyn, NY; son, Matthew Fox of Marietta; sisters, Vera Martin of Gastonia, NC and Peggy Waites of Charlotte, NC. A memorial service to celebrate Joyce’s life will be held on Saturday, July 30, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at H.M. Patterson & Son, Canton Hill Chapel. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Online condolences to the family may be made at In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made online at<> or by check payable to: East Marietta Basketball Inc. c/o The Joyce Fox Memorial Scholarship Fund, 33 Weatherstone Pkwy, Marietta, GA 30068. H.M. Patterson & Son, Canton Hill Chapel has the honor of serving the family of Mrs. Joyce Fox.


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Andrea Raiford

August 12, 2011

William, I am so sorry for your loss and my prayers are with you and your family.

Christopher Brown

August 5, 2011

William, Elizabeth and Matthew: I was saddened to hear of your loss. I remember her smile, and her bright red lipstick. I hope you can find peace in this difficult time. Christopher Brown and Family

Deatra Bureau

August 3, 2011

William and Family,

Jim and I have you and your families in our prayers. I am so sorry for your loss. We are so shocked and saddened. Her presence, her ethics and attention to detail was a blessing to the basketball community across Atlanta and Georgia. She will be greatly missed and what a loss for the basketball community. Again, we pray that you guys have moments of peace. Jim and Deatra Bureau

Chris Greeson

August 2, 2011

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Martha & Eric Sanburg

August 2, 2011

Our prayers are with your family during this time. May your fond memories of Joyce carry you through this difficult time. God's Peace and Love.

Michele Adelaar

July 31, 2011

Joyce was the epitome of Southern Hospitality. She was the perfect hostess and everyone always felt so welcome in her home. It isn’t fair that she had to leave this Earth so early in life. She will be missed, but never forgotten.

Steve and Jeanette Horton

July 30, 2011

William , Matt and Elizabeth, I have thought your family often as I passed by your house in Weatherstone. Did know find out about Joyce until about one hour ago. So sad that I never stopped just to say hello. We will be lifing you all up in prayer during this difficult time. Steve and I will alwasy remember how Joyce brought a smile to our face during our bible study together. God bless you all.

Patty Garrett

July 30, 2011


Joyce was a joy to be around. I'll always remember the smile on her face. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. If Corey were not playing basketball in SC this weekend, we would be there to support you.

Patty Garrett, Alesia and Corey Harris

Diana Bell

July 30, 2011

Joyce was as beautiful inside as she was on the outside. We were both from the Gaston/Mecklenburg area of N.C. God brought us together as merchandisers and for that I am grateful. God bless the her precious survivors.

Cindy and Rudy Sandoval

July 30, 2011

William, Elizabeth and Matthew,
Just remember,
... neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Rom 8:38-39

You will see Joyce again. Until then, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

God Bless.