Zada C. Joyce 85, of Martinsville passed away on Friday December 14, 2018 at her home. She was born in Wytheville on July 11, 1933 the daughter of the late William C. Carter and the late Effie Hughes Carter. She was also preceded in death by a son Thomas Dean Joyce and step grandchild Jessica Kalinowski, half sisters, Sarah Ann, half brothers, Martin and Levi.
Zada was a member of Pleasant Grove Christian Church. She is survived by her husband of 67 years Otis C. Joyce, children Jimmy W. Joyce, Anita J. Quinn and Cynthia B. Grindstaff. In addition she is survived by four grandchildren, two step grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Zada is also survived by a sister Zola Wright and half sisters Mildred Humphries and Katherine. Visitation will be Tuesday December 18 from 1-2 p.m. in the chapel of Bassett Funeral Service with funeral services to follow at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow in the Blackberry Baptist Church Cemetery.
Bassett Funeral Service in Bassett is serving the Joyce family.