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Joyce Grigsby
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Joyce Grigsby, 77, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 2, 2016.

Born July 16, 1939 in Chattanooga, Tenn., to the late Thomas Lester and Beulah Richie, she had lived in Dawson County for the past 49 years.

Joyce was formerly employed at the Dawson County Senior Center and was an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

Her husband of 52 years, Denver Grigsby; and brothers, Ray Richie and Kenneth Richie, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her children, Ronnie and Wanda Grigsby of Dawsonville, Nita and Chad Richards of Bethlehem; grandchildren, Matthew and Jenna Cantin, Kevin and Erin Grigsby, Corey and Shelby Cantin, Drew and Jessica Grigsby, Sam and Cory Sheriff, Shanee and Josh Diemer, Michelle and Will Robinson; 13 great-grandchildren; special nephew, Michael Allen and his wife, Peggy; special niece, Sandra Bales and her husband, Roy; sister, Pat Goode of West Virginia; various other relatives also survive.

In lieu of flowers, donations were requested made to Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, 2150 Limestone Pkwy., Suite 222, Gainesville, GA 30501.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.