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Joyce Dell (Sims) Milam

February 28, 1936 ~ February 27, 2019 (age 82)

Joyce Dell Milam was born February 28, 1936 in Dallas, Texas to Jimmie and Alba Sims. She passed away peacefully on February 27, 2019 to Heaven. Joyce is preceded in death by her parents, Jimmie and Alba Sims; and son-in-law’s, Charles Bennett and Wayne McGregor. She is survived by her spouse, Duane Milam of Mesquite, Texas; daughters, Belinda Bennett of Belton, Texas, Tammy and Gary Penny of Mesquite, Texas, Kayla McGregor of Quinlan, Texas; 9 grandchildren and their spouses; and 15 great-grandchildren. Joyce is remembered as a high school all star championship basketball player, who enjoyed working with her hands. For example, crafts, painting, sewing, and gardening. She was always involved with church activities – SS teacher, choir, VBS, Bible Drill, etc. Joyce participated with games, activities, and fund raising for Christian Care along with hospice volunteering.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Laurel Oaks Funeral Home. Service will be
Monday, March 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Grand View Baptist Church in Mesquite, Texas.

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