Mrs. Joyce Ann Kirkland, 52, of Dalton, departed this life Thursday, April 4, 2013, at her residence.
Joyce was born Aug. 6, 1960, in Dalton, a daughter of the late Charles Wendell McClure and Emma Louise Bledsoe McClure.
She is survived by her husband, Donnie Gurney Kirkland of the residence; son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Kathy Hammock of Resaca; daughters and son-in-laws, Misty and John Ballew of Chatsworth, Emily and Lester Caldwell of Dalton; brother, Roger Andrews of Burbank, Calif.; grandchildren, Matthew Hammock, Kaitlyn Payne, Bailey Vance, Evan Ballew and Gracie Ballew.
The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from noon to 2 p.m. on Monday. She will be laid to rest in Colonial Hills Memorial Park.
Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.