CLARKESVILLE - Christa Joy Joyce, 28, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Born in Stephens County on April 4, 1986, she was the daughter of Bruce Joyce and Carolyn Webb Joyce of Clarkesville. Miss Joyce was a 2004 graduate of Habersham Central High School and proudly served her country in the United States Air Force. She was a member of New and Living Way Church and enjoyed shopping, cooking, and time with her family, friends, and especially her beloved Malshi, Ellsie Mae. Christa was an outgoing, creative person who was quick with her wit and her selfless actions.
Survivors in addition to her parents, include a sister and brother-in-law, Leanne and Warren Masten, Clarkesville; brothers, Greg Martin, Habersham County, and Kelly Martin, Clarkesville; nieces and nephews, Zach Martin, Austin and Alexis Yearwood, Keely Martin, Amy and Seth Masten, Emily and Jordan Linder, Chantley Funk, and Hannah Joyce; boyfriend, Chris Ramsey, Clarkesville; and numerous aunts, uncles, other family and friends.
Funeral services were held Sunday, May 25, at The Torch Worship Center with Pastors Mike Franklin and Mike Garroutte officiating. Interment was in Level Grave Cemetery with full military honors provided by the Georgia National Guard, Rabun County DAV Chapter #15, Habersham County American Legion Post #84, and the Grant Reeves VFW Post #7720.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.