Joy Burks Stephens, 80, of Grant, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2021, at her residence.
Joy was born on January 5, 1941, in Marshall County, Alabama. She was the daughter of Henry L. & Daisy Selby Burks. She truly enjoyed her career, spending 18 years with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department before her retirement.
Funeral services were Sunday, February 28, at Grant Memorial Chapel with Rev. Anthony Barnes officiating. Burial followed in the Free Home Cemetery.
She is survived by her sister, Judy Barnes (Colin); special nephew, Dennis Summers (Elaine); and many other nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry L. & Daisy Burks; and siblings, Ray Burks, Elizabeth Bunch, Beulah Summers, Mary Ruth Burks, Helen Lois Burks, and Jewel Marie Burks.