Helen Joyce Boatwright

January 31, 2014

Helen Joyce Boatwright, 73, passed away January 30, 2014, at her home in Walnut Hill after battling an aggressive form of lung cancer.

She is survived by her daughter,  Connie Ryals, son Danny Ward and his wife Debbie Ward, son Charles Ward and his  wife Wendy Ward, daughter Joanne Boatwright, and daughter Sarah Cagle and her  husband Phillip Cagle. She is survived by 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by her sister Eunice Kleinatland, Buddy Smith, brother Billy Smith and his wife Faye Smith, brother Ronnie Smith and his wife Mary Jo Smith, and sister Judy Amos and her husband Robert Amos.

She is preceded in death by her father Arthur Smith and mother Nunie McGhee Smith, husband of 50 years Joe Boatwright, son Larry Ward, and grandson Justin Ward. She is also preceded in death by her brother Dudley  Smith, sister Margaret Rigby, sister Zollie Mae Smith, and sister Inez and her husband Ike Holden.

Joyce enjoyed spending time with all of her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by everyone. Services will be held tSunday, February 2, 2014, at Faith Chapel North Funeral Home in Cantonment at 9 a.m.

Faith Chapel North Funeral Home, 1000 Hwy 29 S, Cantonment, is in charge of arrangements.


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