April 5, 2013

Joyce Ann Kirkland

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.