Joyce Spivey was born May 4, 1942, to the late Earnest Spivey and Marie Taylor Spivey in Colquitt, LA.
In 1959, Joyce married Sammie Lee Miles, and seven children were born to that union.
Joyce’s beauty and charisma later caught the attention of Curtis Westbrook. On April 2, 1988, they were married.
Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Westbrook, parents, Earnest and Marie Spivey; sister, Robbie Charles; brothers Earnest Jr., Willie Earl, Clarence, Melvin, Jessie, Dewayne, and Robert Spivey; grand-daughter, LaVecchia Franklin.
She leaves to cherish her memories sons, Rickie (Liz) Miles, Russell (Kimberly) Miles, and Chris (Angie) Miles; daughters Dorris (Harold) Ward, Debra Butler, Jackie (Kelvin) Curley, and LaTonya Miles. Sisters Betty (Anthony) Caldwell, Earnistine (Travis) Turner, and Cynthia Ford; brothers Dennis Spivey and James Douglas; Aunts Betty Hall, Arnell Phillips, Juanita Martin; uncle Samuel Taylor; grandchildren Kenyatta, Sanjuana, Shemeka, LaShanda, Curtis, Jonte, LaDemia, Crystal Janee, LaQuincy, and Brianna; and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Public Visitation Friday, November 18, 2022, 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at Sims Mortuary. Funeral Service Saturday, November 19, 2022, 11:00a.m at Douglas Chapel. Interment will be at Arlington Memorial Gardens under the direction of Sims Mortuary. Sign the guestbook at www.simsmortuary.com