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Joy Pearson Traylor

Published 4:28pm Sunday, December 15, 2013

Joy Pearson Traylor, 90, of Picayune, Miss., passed away on December 8, 2013 at her residence.
She was born on August 13, 1923 to Walter and Susan (Spence) Pearson at Hancock County, Miss.
Joy is survived by: her sons, Errol Wayne Traylor, James Donald (Gwen) Traylor, and John Walter (Anita) Traylor; daughters, Deanie Traylor and Amelia Wells; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by: her husband, Armand Traylor; father, Walter Brandon Pearson; mother, Susan Elizabeth Pearson, brothers: Bruce Pearson, LeRoy Pearson, Marvin Pearson and Jewel Pearson; sisters, Lena Pearson Lee and Duree Pearson; and grandson, Daniel Traylor.
Visitation will be held Friday, December 13, 2013 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. at Union Baptist Church in Picayune, Miss.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 13, 2013, 10:30 a.m. at the Union Baptist Church, Picayune, Miss., with the Rev. Tatum Brian officiating.
Burial will take place in the Pachuta Cemetery on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to The Gideons. Online condolences can be given at

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