Obit: Joyce Harlin

Obit: Joyce Harlin

February 24th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Ruby "Joyce" Williamson Harlin, 63, of Chattanooga, died on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at her residence. She was born in Hogansville, Ga., to the late Jack and Annie Mae Turner Williamson. Joyce graduated from Columbus College with an Associate's Degree as a Para-Legal. She was employed as an Administrative Assistant with the River City Group / Judgement Index. Joyce was a member of East Brainerd Church of Christ, Scenic City Womens Network and EWI of Chattanooga. She was preceded in death by her brother, Amos Williamson.Survivors include her loving husband, Sam Hugh Harlin; children, Timothy R. (Stephanie) Owings, Gurley, AL and Jeffrey S. (Lori) Owings, Wetumpka, Ala.; step-children, Gregg (Deborah) Harlin, Lawrenceville, Ga., Dana H. (Tom) Burleson, Auburn, Ga., and Stuart A. (Paige) Harlin, Chattanooga; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Martha Hale, Hogansville, Ga., Willie Todd, Lexington, Ky., Shirley Williamson, Newnan, Ga., Becky Ott (Jimmy) Carden, Hogansville, Ga., Ellen (Sammy) Hubbard, Hogansville, Ga., and Bobbie (Jeffrey) Williams, Portal, Ga.; sister -in-law, Evelyn Williamson; several nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, in the funeral home chapel with Minister Glen Gray and Minister Tommy Hayes officiating.Joyce will then be taken to McKibben Funeral Home in Hoganville, GA for services and burial.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Hospice of Chattanooga or to East Brainerd Church of Christ "We Care Fund".Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family.The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.