Joyce Louise Spence White, born March 10, 1932, to Earl A. and Cynthia Guyot Spence of Sylvania, passed away November 12, 2020. She met the love of her life, T.C., on a blind date. They were married in 1952 and enjoyed 65 wonderful years together. She was preceded in death by T.C., her parents, sisters, Willie Ann Spence and Dorothy Spence Cates, and brothers, Guy Spence and Milburn Spence.
Survivors include her daughter, Renee White Clay and her family, Donald Clay and John Clay, brothers, Kay Spence and wife, Alice, James Lon Spence and wife, Marilyn, Gerry Spence and wife, Pearl and numerous loving nieces and nephews.
Joyce was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was so supportive of T.C. throughout hi long career and Renee throughout her academic and professional endeavors. Grandson John was her shining light and provided many loving moments and wonderful memories. She was a member of the Carlisle United Methodist Church and was a former officer for the Senior Citizen’s Center in Carlisle. Joyce was retired from Citizen’s Bank and Riviana Foods, Inc.
A graveside service will be 12:30 P.M., Monday, November 16, 2020 at the Sylvania Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Sylvania, Arkansas.