Joyce Johnston Nettles

Published 2:00 pm Tuesday, December 14, 2021


Services for Mrs. Joyce Johnston Nettles of Brookhaven are 11:00 am Thursday, December 16, 2021, at Riverwood with visitation from 5:00-8:00 pm on Wednesday at Riverwood. Burial will be at Gum Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Joyce Johnston Nettles, 85, went to be with her Lord on December 12, 2021.

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She was born on April 4, 1935, to the late Van Martin Johnston and Susie Floy Johnston.

Mrs. Nettles was the owner of Joyce’s Fashions and was a Beauty Consultant for Beauti Control Cosmetics. She was a member of Gum Grove Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, James “Rayford” Nettles; sons, James Rayford Nettles Jr., Malcolm Tony Nettles; brothers, Sidney Johnston, Martin Johnston Jr.; and sisters, Alene Cunningham, Neveline Yeomans and Lena Mae Smith.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Eric Ray Nettles and wife Tawana; and two grandchildren, Kevin Ray Nettles and Erica “Renἁ” Nettles Touchstone and husband Garret.

She will be missed by all that knew her.

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