Joyce married Kenneth Ray Langston on Feb. 23, 1963, in Greenville, South Carolina.
She was an Avon representative in the Rose Circle. She and Kenneth own and operate the Designer Clothing Store on Independence Avenue in Kennett.
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Ray Langston, of Kennett; one son, Timothy R. Langston, of Franklin, Tenn.; three daughters, Rebecca A. Murry, of Paragould, Ark., Deborah J. Langston, of Naples, Fla., and Sarah J. Kaiser, of Summerdale, Ala.; her mother, Jo Nell Griffin, of Kennett; eight grandchildren, Langston L. Ashmore, Noah T. Murry, Kenneth M. Landin, Vernon Polo Langston, Michael T. Kaiser, III, Elizabeth J. Kaiser, Kali A Langston and Tristan R. Langston; one brother, Vernon J. Griffin, of Springdale, Ark.; one sister, Judith Ann Griffin Williams, of Jefferson, Ind., and other relatives and many friends.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., today, Tuesday, Oct. 16, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, at McDaniel Chapel with Mrs. Erma Carnell officiating.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers will be Brandon Smith, Dustin Brooks, James Lowery, Jimmy Moody, Lee Reed, and Gene Lack.
Memorials may be made to VNA Hospice, P.O. Box 1608, Sikeston, Missouri 63801 or St. Jude Children's Hospital at www.stjude.org tribute account # 31702587 or by calling 800-822-6344.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com