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Joyce A. (Parrish) Bailey, 63, of Anderson, died suddenly Feb. 2, 2018, at her residence.
Joyce was born March 24, 1954, in Anderson, the daughter of Preston Clay and Billie Jean (Jones) Parrish.
She was the manager of Pizza King for nine years; worked at Guide Lamp and was a member of the Veterans of Madison County.
She was always happy and willing to help anyone. Her nickname was "Sunshine" and would light up any room she walked into. She loved spending time with her son, Chris, and his family Cora and especially little Chris. She was very close to her two sisters, Vickie and Margie, and niece, Victoria. She loved spending time with her friends.
She is survived by her son, Christopher (fiancée, Cora Hileman) Keller; her mother, Billie Jean Joslin, with whom she lived and cared for; two grandchildren, Hailey Keller and Christopher Keller Jr.; five siblings, Joe (Susan) Parrish, Rex (Barb) Parrish, Marjorie (Mike) Marsh, Vickie (Glenn) Harmon, and John (Angie) Parrish; nieces and nephews, Joe Jr., Amy, Leah, Derek, Daniel, Adam, Lauren, Michael, Duncan, Victoria, Shailey and Skyler; and best friend, Denise Myers.
Joyce was preceded in death by her father; her stepfather, J.E. "Arkie" Joslin; her husband, Steve Bailey; and Smokee, her beloved dog.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service with Ned Clark officiating. Burial will follow in Saunders Cemetery in Daleville.
Visitation will be from 4 to p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to Madison County Veterans Club.
Post online condolences at www.rozelle-johnson.com.
Published on February 6, 2018
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