Joyce M. Drumheller, 79 of Scottsville Va., born January 13, 1944, went to rest with our heavenly Father on Thursday, December 14, 2023.
Joyce was preceded in death by her wonderful husband of 46 years, Lewis Guy Drumheller Jr., her two daughters Kathy E. Taylor and Amanda L. Drumheller, her parents Oitis S. Smith and Lena T. Smith, and step-mother Mary Smith.
She is survived by six children Robert Taylor of Arrington, Va., Kevin Taylor and Jennie of Buckingham, Va., Randy Drumheller and Jennifer of Palmyra Va., Shannon Drumheller and Gloria of Scottsville Va., Kellie Decker and Tim, of Scottsville Va., and Kristen Pierce and Dustin of Howardsville Va., one sister Betty Christian of Fluvanna Va., and 23 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Joyce was a cherished mother, grandmother, and friend. She loved gardening, playing cards, and most of all cooking for her family and knowing they enjoyed their meal. Joyce was an extremely strong woman both physically and mentally, she fought until the very end. She always had a strong faith in the Lord and could inspire others to believe even in the toughest of times. She is undoubtedly Home again, watching over us ever so vigilantly, as she always has.
Joyce was cremated by Affinity Funeral Services and a Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 27, 2024, at Fox Memorial.