Joyce Presson

Monday, June 19, 2006

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. -- Joyce Smith Presson, 74, formerly of East Prairie, died at 2:45 a.m. June 17, 2006, at her home.

Born March 3, 1932, in Gibson County, Tenn., daughter of the late Brown and Florence Pack Smith, she was an accountant with Merrick Engineering in Nashville and a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Nashville.

In 1950, she married Sherrel Presson, who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Sherrelyn and Lonnie Davis of Conover, N.C.; one brother and sister-in-law, Lester and Barbara Smith of Collierville; and one granddaughter, Susan Joyce Davis of Kennesaw, Ga.

Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday in the First Church of the Nazarene in Nashville. Grave side services will be at 4 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Cemetery near Charleston, Mo. with Larry Smith officiating.

Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie is in charge of local arrangements.