Reagan, Joyce

Monday, October 9, 2017
Joyce Reagan
Joyce Reagan

Joyce Reagan, 88, of Hixson, Tennessee (formerly of Collinsville, Alabama) died peacefully in her sleep on October 8, 2017, at Memorial North Park Hospital in Hixson, surrounded by family.

Born June 16, 1929, in Gadsden, Al., she was preceded in death by her parents, Benson Andrew and Audrey (Styles) Blackwell of Gadsden, Al., and her late husband, Clifford Reagan of Collinsville, Al.

Joyce meant a great deal to a lot of people. She was Aunt Joycie, Mother, Grandmother, a caregiver, loving friend and devoted servant to the Lord. She had many gifts, but her greatest gift of all was her love for her family and friends. Joyce truly had a servant’s heart and gave freely and joyfully to those she loved.

Survivors include her children, Patsy (Phil) Crabtree; Vickie Ragsdale; Benny (Paula) Reagan; and Mark Reagan. Grandchildren are Chris (Peggy) Angel; Bridget (Chris) Day; Sean Crabtree; Jennifer (Jody) Carter; Jessica Reagan; and Lauren Reagan. She was also blessed with eight great-grandchildren, Rosemary, Lilly, Abby Angel; Sam, Charlie, Eloise Day; Jack and Ava Carter and her special pet (Prince). She is also survived by her brother, Johnny (Faye) Blackwell, and Sisters Elaine (Roy) Brown, and Glenda (Harold) Bobo, and many special nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 10, from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. at Black Creek Baptist Church with funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. with interment at the Black Creek Cemetery.

Memorial donations or in lieu of flowers may be made to the Black Creek Church or Cemetery fund, 244 Black Creek Road Collinsville, Al. 35961.

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