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English E Joyce

  • Birth 1918 Jewell Ridge, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 28 Nov 2005 Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Claypool Hill, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Mausoleum 3, Section C, Cript 315
  • Memorial ID 12549382

English Joyce

RICHLANDS, Va. - English Joyce, 87, of Richlands, passed away Monday, Nov. 28, 2005 at his home following a long illness.

Born at Jewell Ridge, Va., he was the son of the late Daniel Cliff Clifton and Lilly Mae Collins Joyce. He was of the Apostolic faith. English was a Master Mason of Richlands Lodge No. 318 A.F. & A.M. He was a retired coal miner formerly employed by Jewell Ridge Coal Corp and Clinchfield Coal and was a member of the U.M.W.A.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ed Joyce and Jack Joyce; one granddaughter, Angela Nuckles; and one son-in-law, Lawrence Wyatt.

He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Thelma Shortridge Joyce; two daughters, Shirley Wyatt of Groveport, Ohio and Rosemary Nuckles and husband Harry of Minooka, Ill.; one son, Gene Allen Joyce and wife Patricia of Richlands; three sisters, Ella Helbert of Lynchburg, Faye Durham of Ft. Pierce, Fla. and Mary Ann Powers of Mt. Carmel, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2005 at Singleton Funeral Service Chapel in Cedar Bluff, Va. with the Rev. James Denton officiating. Entombment will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens Mausoleum at Claypool Hill, Va. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff. Masonic Memorial Rites will be conducted at 7 p.m. by Richlands Lodge No. 318 A.F. & A.M.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Richlands Area Ministerial Association Christmas Tree Fund, P.O. Box 173, Richlands, VA 24641.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by going to

Singleton Funeral Service is serving the Joyce family.

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  • Created by: Delcia Clifton Alderson
  • Added: 30 Nov 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12549382
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for English E Joyce (1918–28 Nov 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12549382, citing Greenhills Memory Gardens, Claypool Hill, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Delcia Clifton Alderson (contributor 36415392) .