The Life Celebration of Joyce Ann Morgan
“To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven”. Ecclesiastes 3:1
Joyce Ann Morgan was born December 11, 1943. She was the eighth of fifteen children born to the union of Rev. Horace Morgan and Berdie Morgan in Wills Point, Texas, Van Zandt County. Joyce graduated from Cartwright High School in Wills Point, Texas in 1961. She loved homemaking classes where she learned to sew and cook. Joyce was eager to participate in the annual style shows to model her signature pieces. She was also known for her delicious Pineapple upside down cake as well as her favorable German chocolate cake!
After graduation, Joyce moved to Dallas, Texas. She worked in a private home until enrolling in Dallas Osteopathic Nursing School. She graduated and received her LVN license in 1964. Joyce worked diligently in various Dallas Hospitals, and ended her career as a private duty nurse at Baylor Hospital. After retirement, she decided to grace her home with her fur baby (pet dog) Marvin. You couldn’t call her house without saying hello to Marvin!
At an early age, Joyce parents lived and preached holiness. She was a member of Saint Mary C.O.G.I.C under the leadership of Rev. J. I. Bonner, Wills Point, Texas. After moving to Dallas, Texas, Joyce attended Greater Harvest C.O.G.I.C for thirty years under the leadership of Bishop Frank W. Smith and Bishop Corby Bush until her health failed her.
On January 13, 2021, Joyce Ann Morgan said. “I’m going to take a trip in that old gospel ship” around 8pm at Baylor Scott & White hospital in Irving, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Horace & Berdie Morgan, sisters, Katherine Howard, Luberta Bracken, Dorothy Smith, and brother Raymond Morgan.
To cherish her memories are: Robert Brown Morgan, Margaret Edmond, Mary Morgan, Henry Morgan, Bobbie Morgan Hughes, Tommy Morgan (Veronica), Belinda Morgan, Alfred Morgan, LaRuth Denson, and Norris Morgan (Roberta) . She also leaves behind Kay-Kay (Kelly) who she would often refer to as her favorite niece as well as a host of nieces, nephews, her beloved classmates of Cartwright High School, and friends. .
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