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Joy Grigsby Allen
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Birth: Dec. 9, 1913
Sandhill
Floyd County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 2005
Floydada
Floyd County
Texas, USA

Funeral services for Joy Allen, 91, of Floydada were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 10, 2005 at the First Baptist Church of Floydada. Reverend Anthony Sisemore officiated.

Burial was in the Floydada Cemetery under the direction of Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home of Floydada.

Mrs. Allen died Thursday, September 8, 2005 at the Floydada Rehab and Care Center in Floydada.

She was born on December 9, 1913 in Sandhill to the late Ernest and Mary (Holmes) Grigsby. She graduated from Floydada High School in 1931 and attended Wayland Baptist University.

She married Lloyd Allen on October 14, 1933. He preceded her in death on April 25, 1999. She was a lifelong resident of Floydada. Joy was a loving mother and wonderful homemaker who had worked and owned Grigsby Laundry and Allen's Dixie Dog.

She was a self-taught artist who enjoyed drawing with charcoal and doing oil paintings. She was an accomplished seamstress and sewed for her family as well as the public. She enjoyed quilting and being with her family, especially time spent with her grandchildren.

She enjoyed her many years of participation as a member of the First Baptist Church and Nursery Ministry. She was a avid football fan, cheering for her two favorite teams, the Whirlwinds and the Dallas Cowboys.

Preceding her in death were two brothers, two sisters and a son, Lloyd Edgar Allen, Jr.

Survivors include four daughters, Francis and husband, Van Lipps of Aztec, New Mexico, Naomi and husband, Erick Johnson of Farmington, New Mexico, Pat and husband, Jerry Battey and Debra and husband, Scott Graham, all of Floydada; a brother, Leonard Grigsby of Alabama; 15 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be made to the First Baptist Church Nursery Fund, 401 S. Main, Floydada, Texas 79235.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Ernest Allen Grigsby (1893 - 1970)
  Mary E Holmes Grigsby (1893 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Lloyd Edgar Allen (1911 - 1999)*
 
 Children:
  Loyd Edger Allen (1934 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Floydada Cemetery
Floydada
Floyd County
Texas, USA
Plot: Center, Section 7, Row 2, Space 13
 
Created by: Janice Williams Langley
Record added: Aug 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40158196
Joy <i>Grigsby</i> Allen
Added by: CJ Payne
 
Joy <i>Grigsby</i> Allen
Added by: CJ Payne
 
Joy <i>Grigsby</i> Allen
Added by: CJ Payne
 
 
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