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Joyce Lee Grantham, 83 of Callahan, FL passed away unexpectedly Sunday evening, Oct. 1, 2017 after bravely battling a lengthy illness. Joyce was born in 1934 in Donalsonville, GA.
She and her husband, Alven, lived in Hilliard for over 20 years then resided in Valdosta GA before moving to Callahan to be closer to family.
Joyce was the Division Accounting and Office Manager for Gold Kist, Inc. in both Hilliard, FL and Valdosta, Ga. She was self-taught and loved playing the ukulele with "The Strummers" group in Valdosta which traveled to nursing homes and other various events throughout southeast Georgia. Joyce was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all she met. She touched many lives and will never be forgotten by those who loved her very much.
Joyce is survived by her husband, Alven, of 63 years and daughters, Sandy (Michael) Carroll of Callahan, Brenda (Steve) Shambach of St. Augustine Fl. Grandchildren Brian (Jeanna) Carroll, Tiffany (Josh) Baker, Jennifer (DJ) Willard and Brett Shambach. Brothers, Gene (Hazel) Williams and Billy Williams, sister, Virginia (Johnny) Lee. She had six great-grandchildren.
A visitation will be will be held Thursday morning, Oct. 5, at 11 am with a service following at 12 pm at the First Baptist Church of Callahan. Graveside services will be held at 2p.m. at the National Cemetery in Jacksonville.
Condolences may be expressed at www.nassufh.com.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Nassau Funeral Home, Callahan, 904-879-1770
Published on October 3, 2017
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