Joyce Reese Stubbs (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest on Sunday, February 10, 2008 at Medical University of South Carolina, Mrs. Joyce Reese Stubbs, 78, wife of Jesse "Ray" Stubbs of Augusta. Mrs. Stubbs was a native of Savannah, Ga., but resided most of her life in Augusta. She was a homemaker and a member of Central Baptist Church of Garden City, Ga. Mrs. Stubbs loved her family. She was a devoted wife and mother, a doting grandmother and great-grandmother. Mrs. Stubbs had endless energy for her family and home. She loved gardening, sewing, cooking, crafts, camping and fishing. Family members, in addition to her husband, include her children, Veronica Arnett (Darrell), Paula Cushman, Joan Morris (Glenn), Simeon Butler (Wilma), Patricia Copeland (Michael), Melanie Smith (David), Terrie Sherrod (Ricky); 20 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren; sisters, Marjorie Hall of Guyton, Ga. and Cornelia Laird of Las Vegas, Nev. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Thomas Poteet and Son with Dr. Phillip Burden officiating. Interment will follow at Bellevue Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Hollings Cancer Center at HCC Office of Development, 86 Jonathan Lucas Street, Charleston, SC 29425. The family will receive friends Tuesday, February 12, 2008 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. at Thomas Poteet and Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907. (706) 364-8484. .

The Augusta Chronicle-February 12, 2008