Joyce Newell, age 67 of Magnolia, formerly of Nashville, passed away, Monday, February 11, 2013 in Magnolia. She was born November 12, 1946 in Nashville to Fletcher and Mary Leatherwood Cook. Joyce was a retired Howard County Deputy Circuit Clerk. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Nashville. When her children were involved in showing cattle, Joyce and Don loved going to their shows, and she was considered momma to numerous kids in the area. She loved being outdoors, working in her yard and tending to her flowers. She was just a plain country girl. She loved taking trips, her favorite was going to Lake Charles, La. And Montgomery, Alabama.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Cook, and her husband Don Newell.
Her survivors include her parents, Fletcher and Mary Cook of Nashville
Daughter, Sheri Newell of Magnolia
Son, Kevin Newell of Magnolia
3 Grandchildren, Kailey Newell, and Amber and Josh Ainsworth
A host of other family and friends.
Services will be Thursday, February, 14, 2013 at 10 am at Nashville Funeral Home with Glen Green and Michael Launius officiating. Interment will follow in Restland Memorial Park . The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday night from 6 to 8 pm.