Joyce Lea "Tootsie" Malone, daughter of the late Louis and Bertha Shipley Davidson was born March 16, 1936, in Cardwell, Mo., and passed away Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, at the Twin rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, at the age of 74.
On March 31, 1953, in Piggott, Ark., she married Lonnie Malone.
Survivors include three sons, Dewayne Malone, of Cardwell, Steve Malone and wife, Alesia, of Paragould, Ark., and Bill Malone and wife, Kim, of Cardwell; one daughter, Susan Holmes, of Senath, Mo.; two brothers, Glen Davidson and Cecil Davidson, both of Cardwell; one sister, Ella Mae Prichard, of Paragould; one grandson, Robby Malone; six granddaughters, Tanna Mizell, Stephanie and Natalie Holmes, and Haylee, Heather and Holly Malone, and other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by seven brothers, Fred, Herb, Hallard, Ace, Dee, Haskel and Bob Davidson, and three sisters, Ruby Huggins, Margie Hargrove and Maxine Sanders.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 14, at the Calvary Full Gospel Church in Cardwell with Revs. Leland Dement and Mark McMinn officiating.
Burial will follow in the Lulu Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Kevin Letson, Doug Kemmett, Brad Ketcherside, Bobby Bost, Michael Brown and Richard Bass.