Mary Joyce Wyatt, age 74, of Whitley City, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky.
Joyce was born at Duck Run, Kentucky, on September 28, 1940. Her parents were Floyd and Zora (Brassfield) Cox. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband James E. Wyatt, all her brothers; General Cox, John Cox, Chester Cox, Melvin Cox and Elvin Cox.
Surviving family include a daughter Cathy (and Gary) Perry of Whitley City, a son Donald (and Lisa) Wyatt of Pine Knot, sisters; Maydean Ball of Revelo, Erma (and Leonard) Ball of Stearns, Bernice (and Joe) Young of Burnside, Kentucky, grandchildren; Chastity (and Randy) Meadows, D.J. Wyatt, Arron (and Jessica) Perry, Jonathan Wyatt and Jeanetta Perry, three great grandchildren; Courtney Meadows, Kaley Ball and Abby Meadows as well as several nieces and nephews.
Joyce had worked as a seamstress for McCreary Manufacturing for 20 years. She was a member of the New Liberty Baptist Church. She enjoyed traveling and especially enjoyed going to Pigeon Forge but she was ready to go anywhere at any time. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
A private graveside gathering will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at the McCreary Memorial Gardens in Whitley City at 12:00 p.m.. It was Joyce’s wishes not to have any kind of funeral service.
McCreary County Funeral home entrusted with arrangements.