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Joyce Ann Runels

November 7, 1947 January 10, 2018
Joyce Ann Runels
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Joyce Ann Runels (Maw Maw Joyce), age 70 of Roopville, passed away surrounded by her family on January 10, 2018. She was born November 7, 1947 in Cedartown, Georgia, daughter of the late Joe Caldwell and Inez Barrett Caldwell. Maw Maw Joyce had a God given gift of serving others. She loved working and serving others, and enjoyed making everyone feel at home. She loved being surrounded by her family and friends, enjoyed having fun and laughing hard. She has spent her life teaching her children and grandchildren valuable lessons that will always be a part of all they do. She has truly instilled in her family a love for others and a desire to do the small things that make a BIG difference. She served for several years at Tanner Memorial Hospital and later retired with Carrollton City Schools. She was currently serving at Holy Ground Baptist Academy and working daily with the staff and students was so rewarding for her. She was a member of Ephesus Baptist Church in Heard County. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Billy F. Runels; and sisters, Shirley Daniel and Margie Holloway. Survivors include her children, Rev. Keith and Angie Runels, Rev. Kelly and Page Runels, and Kim and Jim Martin all of Roopville; grandchildren, Kimberly and Dustin Meadows, Tyler and Hannah Runels, Katherine and Clayton Young, Rachel Runels, Madison Martin, Joe Runels, Sarah Runels, Andrew Runels, and Seth Runels; and great grandchildren, Karoline Meadows, Landry Meadows, and Hawk Runels. Funeral service will be conducted Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 2:00 PM from Holy Ground Baptist Church with Rev. Tony Morris, Rev. Kevin Geter, and Rev. Michael White officiating. Interment will follow in Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery with the following gentlemen serving as pallbearers: Joe Runels, Ty Runels, Jim Martin, Jon Daniel, Clayton Young, and Dustin Meadows. Honorary pallbearers will be Andrew Runels, Seth Runels, Landry Meadows and Hawk Runels. The family will receive friends at Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel of Carrollton has charge of the arrangements.

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4:00 PM 1/12/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/12/2018 8:00:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Martin & Hightower Funeral Home
1312 South Park Street Carrollton 30117 GA
United States





2:00 PM 1/13/2018 2:00:00 PM
Holy Ground Baptist Church

25 Shirey Dairy Rd
Carrollton, Ga 30116

Holy Ground Baptist Church
25 Shirey Dairy Rd Carrollton 30116 Ga
United States

Cemetery Details


Ephesus Cemetery Final Resting Place

24164 Hwy 100
Roopvillle, Ga 30170

24164 Hwy 100 Roopvillle 30170 Ga
United States

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