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Joyce Ann Mix

Joyce Mix was born on January 29, 1952, in Selma, NC to the late Needham and Betty Lou Stancil. She graduated from High school at Johnson County Training school in Smithfield, N.C. On
December 26, 1973, Joyce and the love of her life; Robert A Mix went the courthouse in downtown Columbus and were married. They were married for 49 years. This would have been their 50th wedding anniversary this December.

Joyce has been a member of Bibleway Church for over 45 years. She has worked in various departments while at Bibleway: Missionary, Deaconess, Sunday School Superintendent, Sunday teacher, VBS Coordinator, Women’s choir, Women’s ministry, alter worker and she drove the church van She was also the 81 winner of the Leila Latta award.

In 1979 Joyce Mix started her journey with Columbus City School as a Bus Driver at West Mound Compound. She worked at Curtis Compound in 1980. She left there and went to Scarborough Compound. She left there and went to Fort Hayes Compound where she retired with 37 years of service. She returned February 2019 to the job that she loved until her death.

Joyce was a member of the Union OAPSE/ AFSCME. She was the Local Treasurer, Union Steward, a member of the Safety Review and Student management committees. Joyce was very active in the Union.

Joyce is preceded in death by her parents, Needham and Betty Lou Stanci; brother, Bobby R. Stancil; and sister, Doris F. Watson.

Joyce is survived by her loving husband of 49 years Robert A Mix, Daughter Tasha Mix and Grandson Tylar Mix, Stepchildren; Michael (Natasha) Mix, Anna Mix, Antonio (Lori) Watson, Nina (Daniel) Austin, Goddaughter Velvett Michell, Brothers: Pastor Needham (Edith) Stancil, and Larry Stancil, Sisters Shirley Davis, Ava Stiggers, Linda (Leonard) Hunter, along with her grandchildren, great­ grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Special friends Dorothy Mitchell and Weltha Haynes

Visitation 9:00am and Funeral 10:00am Saturday, February 4, 2023 at Bible Way Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ, 453 S Wheatland Ave.

Interment at Union Cemetery.

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