Joyce Faye (Moses) Curd, age 88, of Acworth, Georgia, formerly of Jellico, Tennessee, and Louisville, Kentucky, passed away on Tuesday evening, June 6, 2023, at Legacy Ridge at Brookstone in Kennesaw, GA.
She was born on October 20, 1934, to the late Paul C. Moses and Era (Anderson) Moses in Jellico.
Her paternal grandparents were the late Mart Moses and Sarah (Davenport) Moses. Her maternal grandparents were the late Cam Anderson and Barbara (Siler) Anderson.
Joyce was a long time employee of Standard Oil of Kentucky and then Chevron USA, retiring from the Southeast office in Atlanta in 1991. In her spare time, Joyce was well known as an avid quilter and crafter, hand stitching and quilting at least one quilt every winter. But her pride and joy were her three grandchildren. She was immensely proud of them and would brag about them every chance she had.
In addition to her parents and grandparents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Rodney Brent Curd; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jennings “Babe” Curd and Ethel (Rose) Curd; sisters-in-law, Joyce (Curd) Lovett, Barbara Curd, and June Curd; brothers-in-law, Floyd T. Curd and Arnold Lee Lovett.
She is survived by her son, Brent Curd, and his wife, Stephanie, and three grandchildren, Jennings Curd, Katie Curd, and Patrick Curd, all of Acworth, GA.
Joyce is also survived by her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Jennings Bryan “J. B.” Curd, Jr., and wife, Barbara, of Crittenden, KY, James Edward “Jimmy” Curd, and wife, Shirley, of Williamsburg, KY, and Thelma Kathryn (Curd) Bailey, and husband, Carl Edward Bailey, of Williamsburg, KY; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends, neighbors, and other relatives to mourn her passing.
The family will receive friends for visitation on Sunday afternoon, June 11, 2023, beginning at 2:00 p.m. at the Cox & Son Funeral Home Chapel.
The funeral will immediately follow on Sunday afternoon, June 11, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. at the Cox & Son Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Trey Brock officiating.
Interment will follow in the Jellico Cemetery.
Cox & Son Funeral Home of Jellico is in charge of all arrangements.
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