September 16, 1940 - February 23, 2020
Joyce Carter, 79, passed to her heavenly home on Sunday, February 23, 2020, with her family by her side.
She was born on September 16, 1940 in Alma, Georgia, daughter of the late John Jackson Carter and Ora Jewel Crews Carter. Joyce has resided in Kansas, Houston, Texas and Jacksonville. She has been a faithful member of Lineage Church, formerly Southside Assembly of God. Joyce was an Accountant, Auditor, was a “numbers person”, being very detailed and focused. She loved to sail and owned a 10’ sailboat when she lived in Texas.
Joyce was very involved with family and she was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers: Gene Carter and Velee Carter and 1 sister: Doris Owens.
Surviving family include 3 sisters: Juanita Vosburgh, Evelyn Seymour and Gloria (Richard) Rains; 1 brother: Troy (Elizabeth) Carter; longtime friend and caregiver: De Ann Simpson; a number of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and friends.
A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at Peeples Event Center, with Rev. Milton Dykes, officiating.
Her family will greet friends 1 hour prior to the service from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.
Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Lineage Church – 6821 Southpoint Drive North – Jacksonville, FL 32216.