Joyce Reid Sanders, age 87, of Sautee-Nacoochee, passed away
peacefully on Thursday, May 16, 2019.
Joyce Sanders was born in Newnan to the late Robert and Marguarite
Sykes Reid. In addition to parents, she was preceded in death by
husband, Corban Sanders, and sister, Martha Jane Kyle. Joyce was a
retired teacher for DeKalb County, was a member of Nacoochee United
Methodist Church and a long-time resident of Skylake.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, C.J. and Charles Pearce; son
and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Amanda G. Sanders; grandson, Trenton
D. Sanders; and granddaughter, Jennica H. Sanders.
Joyce Sanders was an amazing person, well known for her artistic
talent. She was a published author and a challenging bridge player. She
loved to champion many humanitarian causes, was an active
participant in the Red Hat Club, an active member of the Skyladies and
a collector of dolls, Santa Clauses, glass figurines, miniature houses, and
China just to name a few. She loved to travel to places as far away as
Hawaii, Alaska, and Italy. One of her fondest loves was Skylake in
Sautee, Georgia where she lived many happy years with lots of her
friends, the Country Store, and countless activities. She will be missed
by many whose lives she touched.
Memorial services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28,
2019 in the Chapel at Barrett Funeral Home. The Rev. Keith Windmiller
will officiate. The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until 2:00
p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, prior to the memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Joyce’s name to the Sautee
Nacoochee Cultural Center, P.O. Box 460, 283 Highway 255 North,
Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia 30571.
To share a memory or leave condolences, visit barrettfh.com.
Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.