Funeral service for Joyce T. Watts of Marksville will begin at 1pm on Friday, April 26, 2019 at Escude Funeral Home in Mansura. Burial will be held at St. Martin of Tours Cemetery in Belle Deau.
Joyce T. Watts, age 74, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at her home in Marksville.
Joyce enjoyed reading in her free time and sometimes scrolling through Facebook to keep in touch with people. She was talented in crocheting & sewing. She especially loved to grow a vegetable garden and share her produce with friends and family. She was a loving and caring person and will be missed dearly.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Brenda Ducote of Marksville and Christine Lachney (Carl Ducote) of Marksville; sons, David Lachney (Sheryl) of Mansura and Wilson “Joey” Lachney, Jr. (Jennifer) of Marksville; her companion, Rodney Armand. She is also survived by twelve grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lance & Blanche Gremillion; son-in-law, Sonny Ducote.
Visitation will begin at 5pm until 10pm on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Escude Funeral Home in Mansura. Visitation will resume at 8am until 1pm on Friday, April 26, 2019.
Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.escudefuneralhome.com.
Escude Funeral Home of Mansura, 6608 Porterie St. Mansura, LA 71350 (318-964-2324) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
I was a classmate of Joyce! So sorry for the family’s loss. Condolences for the loss of Joyce. I hadn’t spoken to her recently and had been many years since I had seen her but did one day at Walmart. She recognized me but I hadn’t. Sorry about that! RIP, Joyce!
Geraldine Lachney HuesmannHessmer, LA
My prayers are with you Christine. We work together at Annie Mae. We come across paths usually at funerals. My prayers are with you and your family. We shall meet our loved ones once again because of our Faith. Friends forever in Christ and my heart, Chridtine Gauthier Campbell
Christine campbellSunset, LA