Weatherford Democrat

May 7, 2013

Joyce Lynn Moore Martin


Weatherford Democrat

Joyce Lynn Moore Martin, age 89, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013 in Fort Worth. 

Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 10, 2013, at Greenwood Community Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, May 9, 2013, from 6-8 p.m. at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.

Joyce was born Nov. 19, 1923 in Dawson, Texas, to C. E. and Hester D. Moore. She was a resident of Weatherford and teacher. Joyce worked as secretary at the Weatherford courthouse prior to teaching. Joyce holds a B.S. degree from TSU and graduate work at TCU and was a member of Alpha Chi, Delta Kappa Gamma and Eta Epsilon. She taught 27 years in various Texas cities. She was a rockhound, faceter and silversmith. Joyce was a lover of nature, animals, music, earth, birds, bees and butterflies, flowers and trees.

Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Jack Thomas Martin of Weatherford; step-son, Turf Douglas Martin and wife, JoAnn, of Sadalia, Mo.; granddaughter, Ashley Teresia Martin, of St. Louis, Mo.; and niece, Vickie D. Moore Young, of Fort Worth.

Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel