Joyce was born on March 28, 1946, in Trigg County to the late Roy Franklin Johnson and Willie Evelyn Boren Johnson.
She was a homemaker and she was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Christine Stoddard; and one brother, W.C. Johnson.
Joyce is survived by two brothers, R.D. Johnson (and wife Franna) of Cadiz and Darrell Johnson of Clarksville, Tenn.; one sister, Marie Morris (and husband Amos) of Cadiz; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers were Hubert Lee Boren, Robert Lee Boren, Steve Johnson, A.J. Mercado, Randel Keith Boren and Josh West. Music was provided by Clarissa King, pianist.