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Joyce Kathleen Stone

June 26, 1940March 11, 2017
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Joyce K. Stone, 76 of Texarkana, TX passed away March 11, 2017 at her home. She was born June 26, 1940 in Miller County, AR. Joyce was a member of First Baptist Church, Texarkana where she was a member of the Agape Sunday School Class. She was also part of the Care and Outreach Committee where she was chairperson for 4 years organizing food for the sick and bereaved. She was also a member of the Angel Quilter Group where she made quilts and caps for cancer patients as well as crocheted caps for chemo patients. Joyce attended the Bible Study Fellowship for several years and taught in the children's dept. Joyce was also on the First Baptist Church Mission Committee where she served for many years. She was also proud to volunteer for the Texarkana Komen Race for the cure. Joyce retired from Texarkana College after 27 years of service.

Joyce is survived by her husband James Stone of Texarkana, TX; four daughters Susan Swank and Kelly Bowlus of Odenton, MD., Melinda and David Vammen of Texarkana, Dawn and Greg Hill of Watford City, ND. and Jennifer and Chase Miller of Texarkana; one brother-in-law Jack Stone of Beebe, AR.; two sisters-in-law Betty Honea of Texarkana, AR. and Claudia Ortega of Mustang, OK; grandchildren are Tyler Swank of Odenton, MD., Daniel Vammen of Texarkana, Sarah Vammen of Portland, OR. Michael Landrith of Desmoin, IA. and Anna Wacker of Bessemer, MI. Addison Toler of San Diego, CA., Austin and Dillon Toler both of Texarkana, Bo Miller of Texarkana, plus several nephews and other family.

Funeral Service will be 1P.M. Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at First Baptist Church Texarkana Atrium with Rev. Larry Sims officiating. Burial will follow in Concord Cemetery, Doddridge, AR.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at East Funeral Home-Moores Lane.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Texarkana, 2407 Galleria Oaks Drive, Texarkana, TX 75503 or Alzheimer's Alliance, 100 Memory Lane, Texarkana, TX 75503

Condolences may be made to www.eastfuneralhomes.com

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Diane & Dub Wingfield

March 14, 2017

James and Family,

Joyce was the sweetest person and always had a smile on her face.Our Thoughts and Prayers to each of you during this difficult time.

Diane and Dub Wingfield

March 14, 2017

James
Ruby and I send our prayers and condolences at this time of sorrow for you and all the children and grandchildren.We have lots of great memories growing up on the MCKELLAR place.We would certainly come but Ruby is recovering from a operation. Love you all.
Donald

Janelle Ceynar

March 14, 2017

Prayers for all of you. Joyce was a wonderful woman, there is proof of it in every single one of her children. Although I only know Dawn, she has always spoken often and highly of her entire family, especially her mother. Thoughts and prayers for each of you.

Shelia Owen

March 14, 2017

My prayers go out to the Stone Family. I knew Joyce from having worked at TC. She was the kindest and sweetest person ever and always had a smile.

Avonelle

March 13, 2017

Love that lady! We worked together over 20 years and shared a wonderful friendship. I have many precious memories of good times and talks with that great friend. She will be missed by all who knew her...to know her was to love her. My prayers and thoughts are with all of you.

March 12, 2017

This wonderful family will miss their beautiful, Christian leader, loved by her close family, children, grandchildren, siblings, relatives and so many, many friends. No one is indispensable, but Joyce is irreplaceable. We send prayers for God's comforting arms to hold each of you.
Reuel & Lynne Vammen (Texarkana, TX)

Sharon Templeton Boles

March 12, 2017

Prayers for each of you. So sorry the lady has had a great impact on my whole life. Loved her dearly, Joyce you have gained your wings no sickness perfect body and mind now. Tell moma, daddy, Viola, Hugh, James, and Virginia we love and miss them and one day we will see you all again. Love you.

Dorothy Lucas

March 12, 2017

We are so sorry for your loss God bless you all

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