Born in Decatur, Georgia on October 10, 1935

Departed on April 30, 2019 and resided in Loganville, Georgia

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Ms. Joyce Barineau of Loganville, GA, formerly of Trinity, NC and Clarkston, GA passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 after a courageous fight against cancer.

She is preceded in death by father, Hentz Barineau; mother, Margaret Barineau; sister, Betty McElreath; brother-in-law, Mitch McElreath; brother, Eugene Barineau.

Joyce is survived by Aunt, Sue Miller; sister-in-law, Dot Barineau; nephew, Mike McElreath; niece, Brenda Martz; nephew, Ben Barineau; niece, Janet Jacobs.

Joyce was born in October 10, 1935 and attended Clarkston High School where she played basketball. She graduated from Georgia College in Milledgeville with a BS degree in Physical Education. Joyce taught at Cross High School and coached basketball and tennis. After retirement she moved to Trinity, NC where she enjoyed the mountains, friends, golf and her West Highland white terrier. She later returned to Loganville, GA where she resided until death.

Joyce will always be remembered for her love of family, friends, her dedicated caregiver- Barbara Atherton and pet dog, Millie.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Wages & Sons Funeral Home, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, or Hospice Atlanta, 1244 Park Vista Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30319