A wake will be held from 5:00-6:00 P.M. on Friday, September 23, 2022, at Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc., 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
The graveside service will be held at 3:00 P.M., Saturday, September 24, 2022, at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Whiteline Street, Montezuma, Georgia.
Graveside services, including burials, are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Joyce Carson was born February 9, 1949, to Christine Green and Henry Wilder At an early age she accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior and joined Felton Chapel C.M.E. which later became Felton Chapel Baptist Church where she served as a usher for many years. She was educated in the public school system of Macon County and attended the D.F. Douglass High School. She was employed at the Headstart Program of Montezuma, a division of Fort Valley State Headstart Program.
Joyce was married to the late Henry Clay Carson and to this union six children were born. She was preceded in death by three son Michael Carson, Clay Carson, and Richard Gene Carson.
She leaves to cherish her memories to her three children Reginald Carson, Warner Robins, Georgia, Marvin Carson, Atlanta, Georgia, and Brian Carson, of Warner Robins, Georgia; four grandchildren; siblings Mildred Wells (Robert) Oglethorpe, Georgia, Jeanette Fields, Perry, Georgia, Mary Francis Gilchrist (Eddie) Oglethorpe, Georgia, Ethel Mae Bailey, Atlanta, Georgia; sisters/brothers-in-law, Loretha Brady (Ronald), Clara Monford, all
of Atlanta, Georgia, Rozen Anderson, California, Corene Ford, Butler, Georgia, Patricia Simmons (Jimmie) Florence, Alabama; aunts and uncles Ilene Wilder,