Joyce Brooks, 73, of Sandlick, died December 9 at St. Joseph’s East in Lexington.
She was a daughter of the late Luther and Minnie Baker Bates, and was also preceded in death by two sisters, Helen Cook and Bobbie Duncil.
Surviving are her husband, Paul D. Brooks; two sons, Herky Brooks of Whitesburg, and Durand Brooks of Richmond; a daughter, Misty Slone of Whitesburg; a brother, J.D. Bentley of Nicholasville; two sisters, Alpha Fields of Naples, Fla., and Lucille Polly of Whitesburg; nine grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held December 13 at the Mayking Baptist Church.