Joyce Marie Williams, age 85 of Lawrenceville, Georgia passed away October 16th, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Lakewood Heights, Atlanta on January 20, 1932 to Frank and Mary Burton and was a graduate of Fulton High School in 1949. She met and married the love of her life, Allen H. Williams, Sr. in 1951 after meeting at a skating rink in Atlanta. They were married 64 years. Joyce retired from Georgia Tech as the Assistant to the Director of Student Athletic Complex after 32 years. Allen and Joyce were very active in local square dancing, attended numerous Georgia Tech games and were avid travelers. Joyce was also a very talented artist. Joyce is preceded in death by her husband, Allen, her parents, Frank and Mary and her daughter Cynthia (Cindy) Marie Williams. She is survived by her son Allen H. and wife, (Linda) Williams of Lawrenceville, grandson Jonathan Allen Williams of Watford City, North Dakota, Granddaughter Cynthia Rhiannon Williams of Atlanta, numerous Nephews, Nieces and cousins. Services will be held at Wages and Sons in Lawrenceville with the viewing on Tuesday, October 17th from 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. and services on Wednesday, October the 18th at 12:00 P.M. with internment immediately following at the Southview Cemetery in Covington, Georgia. Special thanks to numerous family, friends, neighbors and caregivers for your loving support and care.

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  1. Joyce was a shining light; so smart and always quick with a smile. We are the better for having known her and had her in our lives.

  2. Thank you for calling, Al. I worked with Joyce at Georgia Tech at SAC in the 80’s. My thoughts are with your family.

  3. How can you like someone so much by only getting to meet them one time. But I sure did. She was a interesting Southern Bell. Lady.

  4. Joyce and I worked together many years at Tech. She was always easy-going and a breath of fresh air. My sincere condolences.

  5. So sorry for your lost of your mother Mrs. Joyce. Sending everyone my deepest condolences and my prayers. Joyce was a very sweet lady. She will be missed dearly. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Sorry for your loss it’s always hard when we lose a loved one but John 5:25 helps us to appreciate that soon we will be able to see our loved ones again my thoughts and prayers are with your family

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