Funeral services for Joyce Faye ‘Dorothy’ Yeary Niece, 69, of Eolia, were held April 12 at the Franks Creek Church. Burial was in Niece Cemetery at Eolia.
She died April 9 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.
A daughter of the late Bill and Vanie Yeary, she was the widow of Edward ‘Bud’ Niece, and a grandmother of the late Caleb Niece.
Surviving are two daughters, Lesa Maggard of Eolia and Michelle Sexton of Cumberland; a son, Eddie Niece of Bradenburg; two sisters, Edith Short of Kingsport, Tenn., and Martha Ford of Church Hill, Tenn.; two brothers, John Yeary of Bristol, Tenn., and Harrell Yeary of Kingsport, Tenn.; and six grandchildren, Amber Sexton, Emily Sexton, Josh Maggard, Jacob Maggard, Brianna Niece, and Haley Nice.
Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.