Bennie Joyce Stephens Ervin, age 87, of Englewood, passed away Friday, November 6, 2020, at her residence.
Joyce was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County. She was the daughter of the late Herbert “Hub” Houston and Marie Lacey Stephens. She is also preceded by sisters Geneva Tallent, Lorene Moses, Mildred Hayes and Iona Wilson, Brothers Frank, Clyde, Clay and Creed Stephens.
Joyce is survived by her husband of 67 years D. D. Ervin. They had known each other since meeting in the 3rd grade at Ingleside Elementary School. She played basketball for McMinn County High School. She was retired from White Westinghouse/Athens Products.
Other survivors include;
Son Danny Herbert Ervin and wife Dolores of Almont, MI;
Grandson Christopher Ervin;
Step Grandson Jeff Goucher.
There will be a private burial on Tuesday at McMinn Memory Gardens.
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