March 17, 1935 - January 8, 2022
Ofphie “Joyce” Wilkinson Joyce was called to her heavenly home on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at the age of 87. She was born and also was a lifelong resident in Holden, Louisiana. She served as a lifetime member of James Chapel Baptist Church. Joyce enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, bowling, taking trips to the casino and playing games like Zelda or Donkey Kong on the Nintendo. She also dedicated her time to the Food Bank where she would distribute food to those in need. She loved to cook and was famous for her cornbread dressing, flat biscuits, strawberry shortcake, sloppy coconut cake, and banana pudding. Joyce was described by her family as a truehearted, compassionate person that always put her family first. Joyce enjoyed lending out a helping hand to those in need. If something was wrong, you went to MawMaw. Whether it be something bad or good, she was always a shoulder to lean on. Joyce was truly one of a kind and will deeply be missed by all who knew and loved her. She is survived by her loving husband of 71 years, Sammy Wilkinson; children, Debbie Joyce Booty, Samuel Wilkinson, John Eric Wilkinson, Donald Lynn Wilkinson, and Sharlet Wilkinson; brothers, Gean Hoyt, Wallace Hoyt, and Charles Hoyt; sisters, Nancy Sibley, Gracie Addison, and Ann Isaacson; grandchildren, Chasity Forbes, Derrick Johnson, Whitney Wilkinson, Rebecca Colkmire, Tyler Wilkinson, DJ Wilkinson, Samantha White, and John Eric Jr Wilkinson; great-grandchildren, Maddison Belletto, Bryson Dapprich, Waylon Wilkinson, Cayden Lebo, Shania Gann, Gracelynn Colkmire, Lainey White, Olovia White, Carley Wilkinson, and Laynee Johnson; great-great-grandchild, Haisley Rogillio. Joyce is preceded in death by her parents, Clinton and Lenora Hoyt; brothers, Vernon Hoyt and LD Hoyt; sister, Gloira Cannon. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation on Friday, January 14, 2022, held in the chapel of Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home, 12012 Hwy 190 West, Hammond, La, beginning at 12:00 p.m. until the funeral service, officiated by Pastor Renee, at 2:00 p.m. The interment will follow at James Chapel Cemetery in Holden, La.
Ofphie “Joyce” Wilkinson Joyce was called to her heavenly home on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at the age of 87. She was born and also was a lifelong resident in Holden, Louisiana. She served as a lifetime member of James Chapel Baptist... View Obituary & Service Information
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