ROSSVILLE Joyce Jean Sexton, 73, passed from this life into the next, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. Joyce was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and member of Canaan Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by husband, Lacey Sexton; brothers John, Jim and Clarence Wright; sisters, Faye Peal and Barbara Hunt.Survivors are son, Robert (Teresa) Sexton, Rossville; daughters Joyce Williams, Flintstone, Becky Sexton, Rossville, Amalee (David) Hayes, Rossville; grandchildren, Robbie and Joshua (Misty) Beasley, Barron Sexton, Jarred, Zach (Kortney), and Brittani Hayes, Robert II (Shelly) and Tanner Sexton; great-grandchildren, Taylor, Logan, and Georgia Beasley, Clint Beasley, Bailey and Abby Sexton, Chance Sexton, Bryce Osbourn, and Joey Lynch; several nieces and nephews and special friends Corey Williams and Stanley Beasley and Jennifer Beasley.Funeral services will be Noon, Monday, Dec. 10, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Billy Dean and Rev. Harold Taylor officiating. Interment in Chattanooga National Cemetery.Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort with the family and view the memorial tribute.The family will receive friends noon-8 p.m. today, at Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.