Joyce McElroy, 81, of Crossett, died October 6, 2020.
Mrs. McElroy was a 1957 graduate of Crossett High School. She was a registered nurse, working at Ashley County Medical Center for 20 years and Morehouse General Hospital for 10 years. She was a member of the Magnolia Baptist Church.
Mrs. McElroy enjoyed playing the piano and gardening. Family was very important to her, and she loved to spend time with her grandkids.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Jerry Dale McElroy in 1965 and Alan McElroy in 1998; her parents, Dewey Benton and Lonia Mae Burchell Murphy; and a brother, Bobby Glen Murphy.
She is survived by two daughters, Janet Ricks and husband, David, of Hamburg and Kathy Harcrow of Crossett; a son, Robin McElroy and wife, Mandy, of Crossett; 15 grandchildren, Jennifer, Gerry, Michael, Matthew, Michelle, Dale, Stacie, Catlin, Bryan, Christy, Allison, Luke, Ethan, Eli and Emorie; 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held Friday, October 9 at 10 a.m. at the Carlock Cemetery with Bro. Mike Griffith officiating. Honorary pallbearers are Dale Barnett, Bryan Huskey, Matthew McElroy, Ethan McElroy, Luke Ricks, Alan Burney, Eli McElroy and Bronx Huskey.
Visitation will be Friday from 9:45 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the cemetery.