Joyce B. Smith

Published 10:10 am Friday, July 18, 2014

Memorial Services for Joyce B. Smith, formerly of Brookhaven, are 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel, 1200 Lamy Lane in Monroe, Louisiana. Dr. James Wolfe will officiate. Kilpatrick Funeral Homes is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Saturday, July 19, 2014, from 3 p.m. until time of service at Kilpatrick Funeral Homes Chapel, Monroe, Louisiana.

Mrs. Smith died July 17, 2014, in West Monroe, Louisiana, following a lengthy illness. She was born on Nov. 19, 1935.

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Survivors are her husband, Bracie N. Smith; children, Roxiann Martin Dupuy and her husband, Raymond, Homer Glover Martin IV and his wife, Marina, Rhee Martin Welch and husband, Ronnie; step-children, Keith W. Smith and his wife, Laurie, Dana Smith Yaun and her husband, Jeff; sisters, Janice Kelly and Henrietta Oliver; brothers, William B. Ballard and William Wade Ballard, Henry Ballard, Dr. James Ballard; grandchildren, Desirae Dupuy Clark, Captain Barrett Dupuy, Ilya Lachtchev, Shae Smith, Garrett Smith, Landon Smith, Tanner Smith, Sara Faust and Hannah Dupont; and six great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

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