Joyce Louise Allen


Joyce Louise Allen, age 91 of Fernandina Beach, Florida passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at the Warner Center for Caring.

She was born in Fernandina to the late Howell Theron Allen and Ola Del Freeman Allen. A life-long resident, Joyce was Valedictorian, graduating from Fernandina Beach High School, Class of 1947. She continued her education at Anderson College in South Carolina with an Associate�s Degree.

Joyce worked at Florida First National Bank for many years, eventually retiring and working at Southside Elementary School as a secretary.

She was a member of First Baptist Church and enjoyed teaching Sunday school for much of her young adult life.

Joyce loved working in her yard and gardening most of all.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Norman Allen and sister, Margaret McKee.

She leaves behind her brother, Herschel Allen; niece, Peg McKee Granger; nephews, Roy McKee, Tim McKee, John Allen, Kevin Allen and a number of great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm, Saturday, December 12, 2020 from the graveside in Bosque Bello Cemetery with Pastor Shad Goltz officiating.

Her family will receive friends Saturday from 12:30 to 1:30 pm before processing to the cemetery.