Joyce Faye Lewis Lambert

Published 5:00 am Monday, October 26, 2009

Services for Joyce Faye Lewis Lambert, of Monticello, are 1 p.m.Tuesday, Oct. 27, at Monticello United Methodist Church with burialin Divide Methodist Protestant Church Cemetery. The Rev. Travis R.Fulton and Dr. Danny Speed will officiate. Wilson Funeral Home isin charge of the arrangements.

Visitation is Tuesday from 11 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at thechurch.

Mrs. Lambert, 86, died Oct. 24, 2009, at the Lawrence CountyNursing Center. She was born on Oct. 15, 1923, to Clarence EdgarLewis and Louetta Bullock Lewis.

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She was an active member of the Monticello United MethodistChurch, the Cotillion Club and the Lady Lions. She was a formermember of the Garden Club and was a volunteer at the LawrenceCounty Nursing Center for decades.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Maxie P. Lambert; adaughter, Joan Patricia Stephens; her brothers, Marlon Price Lewisand Cecil H. Lewis; her sisters, Ouida Mae Lewis, Loyce LewisEsteves and Peggy Lewis Campbell; a son-in-law, James WayneStephens; and a grandson, Eric Nolan Stephens.

Survivors are her children, Kent Lambert and wife, Vicki, ofBrookhaven, and Christena Stephens, of Monticello; a sister, ClaraSilveira, of Pearl River, La.; and her five grandchildren, Kennethand Lori Stephens, Theresa and Teddy O’Neal, Mark and CindyLambert, Adam Lambert and Chris Lambert.

In addition, she was blessed with many, many great- andgreat-great-grandchildren plus a host of nieces, nephews and otherfamily members.

Pallbearers are Kenneth Stephens, Mark Lambert, Chris Lambert,Stephen Reaves, Wesley Lambert and Davis Rettagliata.

Mrs. Joyce requested that in lieu of flowers, memorials may bemade to the Mississippi Children’s Home, P.O. Box 2589, Jackson, MS39130, Mississippi School of the Arts Foundation, P.O. Box 229,Brookhaven, MS 39602, Lawrence County Gideon’s, P.O. Box 694,Monticello, MS 39654 or a charity of your choice.