Joyce Gidley RodenFebruary 21, 1936 ~ November 17, 2017 (age 81)
Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Sunday November 19, 2017 at Glencoe Hokes Bluff Funeral home for Joyce Gidley Yates Roden, age 81 of Hokes Bluff who passed away November 17, 2017. The Rev. Jimmy Harrison will officiate. Burial will be at Hokes Bluff Cemetery. Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home and Cemetery is in charge of services.
Joyce had an unwavering Faith in God. She attended Bethany Baptist Church in Reece City. Joyce was an exceptional cook who would not let anyone come to her home and go away hungry. She looked forward every year to planting a huge garden and harvesting for family and friends. She loved her flowers and kept a beautiful yard.
She is preceded in death by her Father and Mother; James and Rozell Gidley; Father of her children; Carl W. Yates; brothers: Jimmy, Buck, Tom, Jack, and Bud; sister Margaret Ann
She is survived by her husband: Gerald Roden; children; Janet (Greg) McKee, Sherry (Rod) Rylander, Lane Yates and daughter-in-law Etta Roden; grandchildren; Lorie (Aaron) Anderson, Miranda (Cody) Griffith and Amanda (Tyler) Dean; brother and sister Gary and Kathryn Harcrow; great grandchildren; Alexis Anderson and Madison Dean
Pallbearers will be Rod Rylander, Terry Gidley, David Gidley, Aaron Anderson, Tyler Dean and Greg McKee
Honorary pallbearer is John Harcrow
Special thanks to Peggy Beshears and the Alacare Team in Gadsden for their special care and support.
Family request no flowers; memorials may be made to The Boys Ranch, Faith Christian School where her great granddaughter Alexis Anderson attends school.
Family will receive friends 2-3 PM Sunday at the funeral home.