Joyce Beverley Drake Bagby, age 80, passed away on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at Palestine Regional Medical Center. She will be cremated. No formal services will be set per her instructions. Arrangements are under the direction of Herrington / Land of Memory Funeral Home.
Joyce was born on July 20, 1937, in Dallas, Texas to John Beverly Drake Jr. and Zellon Joyce Standridge Drake. She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents, John B. Drake, Sr., Minnie Pauline Fain Drake, Thomas Fernando Standridge, and Nellie Josephine Anderson Standridge; a brother, John Thomas "Tom" Drake; and a son, John Tillman Bagby.
Joyce is survived by her grandson, Richard Tillman Bagby; grandson, Tillman Lee Bagby; niece, Dana L. Laurenza and husband John; niece, Dori L. Heath and husband Jeff; great nieces, Taylor N. Eaton and husband Andy and Kaylin Mcquiston; great-great niece, Ella Eaton; and other nieces and cousins.
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Published on December 19, 2017