Joyce Evelyn Boroughs-Stice
Aug. 2, 1943-
March 25, 2016
Joyce Evelyn Boroughs-Stice gained her wings on March 25, 2016 at the age of 72 after a month long hospitalization. Joyce was born to Elton and Gladys Boroughs on Aug. 2, 1943 in Brownfield, Texas. She was a 1961 graduate of Brownfield High School. Joyce married Walter Stice on Aug. 16, 1969. She worked for General Telephone in Brownfield as an operator. Joyce was a longtime resident of Midlothian and member of Calvary Baptist Church where she served as pianist for 35-plus years.
Her hobbies included family time, piano, music, sewing, quilting, photography, teaching Sunday School, gardening, playing Skip-Bo, making Christmas candies and fishing.
She loved her travels to the Bahamas, Costa Rica and El Salvador. Joyce was preceded in death by her father Elton Boroughs; brother Wayne Boroughs; and grandson Derek Barringer.
She modeled for us the importance and love for family, service to her Lord Jesus Christ and her church. Joyce is survived by her husband Walter Stice; mother Gladys Boroughs; sisters Laverne French and Janie Belford; brother Hubert Boroughs; children Tracy Bailey-Tally and husband Larry, Debbie Stice-Hayes, Scott Stice and wife Judy, and Marty Stice; grandchildren Mandy, Eric, Heather, Jason, Starla, Luke, Nikki, Scott, Cristy and Aaron; great-grandchildren Bailey, Evah, Caysen, Maci, Hunter, Tymber, Sammie, Miranda, Emalee, Bailey, Rhett, Delia, Taylor, Dax, Sadie, Jessie and Keegan; and aunt Sue Burgess; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Calvary Baptist Church, Midlothian, Texas.
Midlothian Funeral Home, 200 E. Avenue E
Midlothian, TX, 76065, 972-723-9884