Joyce W. Attaway PDF Print E-mail

Joyce Lee Wilson Attaway, 87, of Newberry, widow of Richard Melvin Attaway, died Monday, February 10, 2020 at her residence.

Born on November 24, 1932 in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late Odell James and Genola Bailey Wilson. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church and the Eastern Star. She was previously involved with the Fire Departments Ladies Auxillary.

Mrs. Attaway is survived by sons, Richard “Ricky” (Allyson Lea) Attaway of Newberry and Lee (Tina) Attaway of Little Mountain; a daughter, Sally (Ruffus) Lowman of Newberry; six grandchildren and 4 ½ great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Newberry Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Jeff O'Dell. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Newberry Ballet Guild, PO Box 942, Newberry, SC 29108, the SC Firefighters Association, PO Box 211725, Columbia, SC 29210, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, PO Box 186, Little Mountain, SC 29075 or to Crosspoint Church, 1523 Trent Street, Newberry, SC 29108.



#25 The Bundrick Family 2020-02-17 14:24
Dear Ricky, Lee, Sally and all your family -- We remember when Melvin met and married Joyce --- we go back many years. They were always special to us. We send our love and prayers to all. Alberta Dominick, Tip Whitman, Jean Counts, Jeffrey Sutton
#24 Peggy and Len Wilson 2020-02-15 02:03
Dear Sally, Ricky, Lee, and families, Words fail to express our sadness at the passing of your dear,,sweet mother. Len and I are praying that God will comfort you and keep you in His embrace at this time of sorrow. May the love family and friends soften your sadness, and may the cherished memories of Joyce bring you comfort and peace.
#23 Nancy and Lewis Lee 2020-02-14 22:44
Sally, Rick, and Lee; Our prayers are with each of you and your families. We will always treasure our memories of your Mom and Dad as we served as members of the Newberry Fire Department Family. Ms Joyce was always there; at all hours, night or day, as a member of our Fie Dept. Family. Her smile and caring for us all made our job worthwhile.
#22 Betty & Clyde Lester 2020-02-13 08:41
So sorry to hear of Mrs Joyce's death to Rick,Lee Salley you have our deepest sympathy Joys was a sweet lady she was always smiling she was a member of the Newberry Chapter of OES for many years and she was a faithful membet until her health begin to fail Mrs Joyce we love you and you will surely be missed by all
#21 Susan Dove 2020-02-12 21:32
Mawmaw welcomed me into her house like I was part of the family when Jess and Trey started dating. She was always trying to feed me when I would go by and visit. She was always so sweet. Our prayers are with all of you.
#20 David Long 2020-02-12 18:24
So sorry to hear about your Mother. I remember all the good times around the pool. Thinking about all the family.
#19 Charlene and Billy P 2020-02-12 11:14
So sorry for your loss! Prayers with you and your families!
#18 Tara Madray 2020-02-12 11:02
Sally, Ricky, Lee and entire family my prayers are with you all. Maw Maw was one of kind. Loved her heart and personality she always hugged and kissed me no matter where I saw her. She truly touched me and always treated me like family.
#17 Jackie Bowers 2020-02-12 10:39
We are sorry to hear of Joyce’s passing. We have many sweet memories of her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Love, Tommy and Jackie
#16 Rev. Jim Williams 2020-02-12 09:54
Please accept my condolence. It was my privilege and honor to get to know Joyce through my occasional pastoral visits. I will miss those visits. She was a delightful person. Each of you is blessed to have had her as your mother or grandmother or great-grandmother. You are all in our prayers. May God's strong but tender arms comfort you.
#15 Devonna Summer 2020-02-12 08:41
I am so sorry to hear about Miss Joyce. She was a very special lady. I will miss her!!!
#14 Anthony Matthews 2020-02-12 08:34
Prayers to all of the Attaway family at this time. Anthony & Sebrena Matthews
#13 Stacie Martin 2020-02-12 08:20
We are very sorry to hear of Ms. Joyce passing. Our prayers are with the family.
Michael & Stacie Martin
#12 Wes & Helen Griffin 2020-02-12 07:57
We are very sorry for your loss. May God give you comfort and peace.
#11 Sheriff Lee Foster 2020-02-12 06:34
We offer you our condolences in the passing of Mrs. Joyce. She was a woman that certainly loved her family and was a great mom. Mrs. Joyce was always kind to me and our family. Never was an encounter met without her asking about our family and making a kind remark. May the memories of her caring nature offer you comfort and know that she is at Peace. Lee, Carol, Joseph, and Amelia
#10 Debbie D griffin 2020-02-12 00:04
So sorry for your loss I loved your mother very much she was always so sweet and loving god bless you all
#9 Harriett Rucker 2020-02-11 23:34
Sally, Ricky, and Lee, Our thoughts and prayers are with
you. Your mom was a special friend. May God's love and peace be with you at this sad time and in the days to come.
Harriett and John Rucker
#8 Phil and Joy Bouknig 2020-02-11 23:10
Our prayers are with the entire family and extended family as they process the departure of this precious lady from her earthly life. May you find peace and comfort in God's grace.
#7 Nancy & Tim Owen 2020-02-11 21:32
Our deepest sympathy to the family of our dear friend! Oh the happy times shared with Joyce over many years. Her smile and laughter always filled my heart with joy. A true Christian lady and loyal friend. All of you are in our prayers.
#6 Sharon Williams 2020-02-11 21:30
I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. Our prayers are you the family. If there is anything you need, please let me know.
#5 Tootsie Price 2020-02-11 19:45
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you all.
#4 April Peel 2020-02-11 19:40
I am sorry to hear about Mrs. Joyce. You all are in my prayers.
#3 Diane METTS 2020-02-11 18:58
Steve and I are so sorry to hear of Joyce's passing. She always had the sweetest smile and so full of life. Our prayers are with each of you. Please find comfort in God's loving care.
Steve and Diane Madray Metts
#2 Butch & Tricia Price 2020-02-11 13:15
We are so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with each of you!
#1 Christy White 2020-02-11 09:30
My precious Maw!!! I know that Pa Attaway is happy to see you. I will never forget out fun at the fire department, our talks, your advice. You were and always will be such a special part of my life. I am so glad I got to visit with you a while back. I will miss you. I love you maw.