Joyce Ann Johns, age 79, of Birmingham, AL passed away on June 15, 2021.
Joyce was a life-long member of The Church of God of Prophecy where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years. She retired from State Farm after serving in management for at least ten years. She was a devoted Christian who spent countless hours in prayer and studying God’s word. She had a caring and giving heart.
She poured out so much love to her family and others. She was a soft spoken, intelligent woman with many talents. She was a wonderful cook, excellent seamstress, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, daughter, sister and a very special aunt to many but most of all she will be remembered for being a woman of God who remained steadfast in her faith for all her days; Joyce was a wonderful example of the love of Christ and Godley woman who always had a sweet smile.
Joyce was preceded in death by a son, Perry Lee Johns; her parents, Ervin & Pelma Moxley and a sister, Nelly Faye Moxley. She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, William Ellis Johns, Sr.; her children, William Ellis Johns, Jr. (Donna), Connie Denise Johns and Nancy Lea Johns sister, Dianne Boyett (Chester); ten grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren.
Family and friends gathered for her funeral at Jefferson Memorial on Saturday, June 19, 2021.