Joyce Wallace Beggs

May 28, 1937 ~ January 21, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Joyce Beggs Obituary

Joyce Wallace Beggs went to be with the Lord on January 21, 2024, in Tyler, TX. She was born on May 28, 1937, in Tyler, Texas, to the late Manzy and Margaret Cockrum Wallace.

A Family Visitation will be on March 2, 2024, at First Baptist Church of Wright City at 1:00 pm with a Celebration of Life to follow at 2:00 pm.

Joy was a bookkeeper for many years. She was known as the Overton watermelon lady.  She enjoyed talking to people, and she never met a stranger. She loved fishing, bird watching, going to the beach, being a Sunday School teacher, teaching the nursing home Bible study, going to Southern Gospel concerts, and playing board games with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Kenneth Beggs, son Richard Beggs, sisters, Cathrine and Mary, brothers Roy and John, granddaughter Emily, and grandson Steven.

She is survived by her children, David Beggs and wife Vickie of Houston; Kay Bolin and husband Rocky of Jacksonville; daughter-in-law, Nora Beggs of Denton; grandchildren, Shane, Jason, Aaron, Amber, Brandy, Heather, Adam, Eric, Daniel, Tonia, Amy, and Susan; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home, Overton, TX.

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Gathering of Family and Friends
March 2, 2024

1:00 PM
Wright City Baptist Church
24698 Hwy. 64
Troup, TX 75789
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Celebration of Life
March 2, 2024

2:00 PM
Wright City Baptist Church
24698 Hwy. 64
Troup, TX 75789
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