Joyce Baker Elliott

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Mrs. Joyce Baker Elliott, 95, of Athens, Alabama, passed away peacefully on Dec. 22, 2018, with her family by her side. She grew up in Safford, Arizona. She met the love of her life on a blind date in San Antonio, Texas. They were married on July 20, 1945. She was a mother of four who loved to play golf and Bridge. Later in life, she found the joy of creating beautiful ceramic and porcelain works of art.
Joyce is survived by her husband of 73 years, George Robert Elliott; and her children, Jacquelyn Schaffer of Warner Robins, Georgia, Denise Nash of Athens, Alabama, Eric Elliott of Athens, Alabama, and Joe Elliott of Athens, Alabama. She was loved by a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Family, friends and others whose lives were touched by Joyce are invited to a memorial visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, at Spry Funeral Home, Athens, Alabama, to reminisce, grieve and support each other. In lieu of flowers, the family requests you make donations to Hospice of Limestone County.
Published on December 24, 2018
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