Joycie Elizabeth Kirby, 83, of McMinnville died Wednesday afternoon at her residence.
She was a homemaker and attended New Town the Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Kirby; parents Andy and Lilly Rigsby Kirby and brother, Kenneth Roberts.
Survivors include daughter, Donna Kirby of McMinnville; son, Jerry and wife Debbie Kirby of Ooltewah; four grandchildren, Andrea Prince of Cleveland, Ava Kirby, Curt Templeton of Colorado and Amanda Sheppard of McMinnville; 13 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Evelyn Younglove of McMinnville and Martha Louise Webb of the Jefferson community.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Donald Haggard will officiate and burial will follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be Friday from 9 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m.
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home of Smithville is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 31, 2013