Joyce Gould, 81, passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2021 in Marietta, GA. A funeral Service will be held on Monday, April 5, 2021 at 11 o'clock at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Macland Chapel with Rev. Mike Woods & Rev. Alan Davis officiating. The service can be attended via Live Streaming by visiting Joyce will be interred at Rolling Hills Memory Garden in Acworth, GA. Joyce is survived by her daughters, Danette Bean(Skip) of Hattiesburg, MS, Darlinda Cox (Tim) of Charleston, SC, & Deeann Hooper (Greg) of Powder Springs, GA; sisters, Jean Blalock; grandchildren Katherine Butler, Sydney Dockery, Julianna Hooper, Dana Carroll, Pamela Henderson, & Alan Hooper; 5 great grandchildren; nephews, Tommy & Tim Blalock. Joyce was born on Thursday, September 21, 1939 in Atlanta, GA to Lester & Rosa Lee Stroup. She was a graduate of O'Keefe High School and has remained an active member of the Alumni Association. Joyce retired from AAA Auto Club where she worked as an Executive Secretary. She was a long-standing member of The First Baptist Church of Powder Springs. Joyce was a loving and caring mother and grandmother. Her presence will be greatly missed. A visitation will be held on Monday, April 5, 2021 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Macland Chapel in Powder Springs, GA. Joyce had requested that in lieu of flowers that donations be made in her name to St. Jude at or First Baptist Church of Powder Springs at or the O'Keefe Alumni Association. Arrangements made under the caring guidance of Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home and Crematory in Powder Springs 770-943-1511

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