Joyce Elaine Morgan
Joyce Morgan, 66 year old Woodward resident, passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 surrounded by her family at her home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 9, 2019 at the First Assembly of God Church with Reverend Brad Smith and Reverend Donnetta Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.

Joyce Elaine (Gaston) Morgan was born on November 23, 1952 in Woodward, Oklahoma to Lacey Milford and Clara Elizabeth (Farleigh) Gaston. She attended school in Woodward and graduated from Woodward High School in 1971. Joyce was united in marriage to Henry Eugene Morgan on December 10, 1971. They made their first home in Tangier before moving to Woodward and then Oklahoma City before settling back in Woodward in 1975. She worked for TG&Y, Tregos Western Wear and was the Office Manager for Morgan Refrigeration.

She was a devoted longtime member of the First Assembly of God Church where she taught girls ministries. She was involved in the Stars Program and was also a Honor Star sponsor. Joyce loved evening car rides with Henry and the kids and grandkids. Her favorite times were with her family during the holidays.

She is survived by her husband Henry Morgan of the home; one son, Kurt Morgan and wife Sherry; one daughter Melinda Hosier and husband Norman; four grandchildren: KJ Morgan, Natalie Hosier, Taylor Morgan and Harley Morgan; brother: Melford Gaston and wife Carol; brothers in law: Jon Morgan and wife Sandra; Roy Morgan and Jack Castle; sister: Janet Janzen; sisters in law: Jean Carlisle and husband Leon, Debbie Styles; dear friends, Doyle and Edith Pearcey and Jacob and Selena Ivie; numerous nieces, nieces, other relatives and friends.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, Lacey and Clara Gaston, in-laws, Bill and Alma Morgan, sisters, Donetta Castle, Bonetta Hunter and her husband Clifford, brothers-in-law, Harry Janzen, Jim Styles, Cecil Spake; sister-in-law, Juanita Gaston and nephews Kevin Hunter and Rodney Morgan.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Assembly of God Church with the funeral home accepting the contributions.

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Published on August 6, 2019


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