Joyce Hamby

Monday, July 27, 2020

Joyce Hamby of Trumann departed from this life Saturday, July 25, 2020, at the family residence at the age of 83 years, 1 month and 29 days. She was born Wednesday, May 26, 1937, in and was a lifetime resident of Trumann. Joyce worked at Salant & Salant and retired from Parker Hannifin and was of the Pentecostal faith. She was preceded in death by one son, Randy Holt; one daughter, Joyce Brindley; one son-in-law, Rick Winkles; two sisters; one brother and her parents, Roy and Essie Mae Kirby Kain.

She is survived by her husband, Franklin Leonard “Bud” Hamby, Jr. of the home; two sons, Robert (Belinda) Holt and Ronnie (Lisa) Holt both of Trumann; two daughters, Donna (Charles) Laire and Bonnie Winkles, both of Trumann; five brothers, Paul Kain of Bay, Charles Kain of Jonesboro, Richard Kain, Ralph Kain and Donald Kain of Trumann; four sisters, Junnie Shoopman and Barbara Schwandt, both of Trumann, Sarah Collins of Harrisburg and Linda Banks of Jonesboro; nine grandchildren, Tonya Johnson, Adam Carroll, Kevin Holt, Breann Holt, Kelsey Jackson, C.J. Laire, Michael Laire, Ricky Winkles, Jr., Jeremy Winkles; and 17 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 29, in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Brother Rick Forbis officiating. Burial will follow at Holly Springs Cemetery in Harrisburg. In compliance with COVID-19 restrictions social distancing will be required along with face masks. Pallbearers will be Robert Holt, Ronnie Holt, Ricky Winkles, Jr., Michael Laire, Adam Carroll, Timmy Collins, and C.J. Laire. Honorary pallbearers are Earl Ray Hamby, Terry Hamby, David Hamby and Charles Laire.

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