Joy Aline Wagstaff



Joy Aline Wagstaff, 88, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, October 18, 2018, in Nacogdoches.


Funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, October 21, 2018, at Dreka Pentecostal Church in the Dreka Community of Shelby County with Bro. Lamar Denby and Bro. Don Windham officiating.  Interment will follow at Reynolds Cemetery.  A visitation will be held one hour prior to service time at the church.


Mrs. Wagstaff was born April 6, 1930, in San Augustine County, to Marion Henley and Ethel Mae Loggins Henley.  She enjoyed singing gospel songs, fishing, camping with her husband, and spending time with her family.  She was a member of Dreka Pentecostal Church. 


She is survived by
Garvis Nell Powell of Center
James “Troupie” Wagstaff and wife, Glenda, of Center
Jeanette Farris of Center
Charlene Sanders and husband, Richard, of Melrose
Gloria Jean Wagstaff of Shelbyville

15 Grandchildren

25 Great Grandchildren

19 Great Great Grandchildren

6 Great Great Great Grandchildren

1 Sister

Numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives


Preceded in death by
Husband: Clarence Monroe Wagstaff
Children: Leon “Bo” Monroe Wagstaff, Daniel Wagstaff, Timothy Lee Wagstaff
Great Grandson: Christopher Warren
Parents: Marion Henley and Ethel Mae Loggins Henley
5 Siblings


Pallbearers will be Sonny Lowe, James A. Wagstaff, Randall Keith Wagstaff, Russell Hibbard, Denny Hibbard, James Sanders Jr., Jason Sanders, and Joshua Sanders.  Honorary pallbearer will be Jimmy Lee Wagstaff.


A special thanks to the personnel of Pine Grove Nursing Home and the doctors and staff at Nacogdoches Medical Center for their compassionate care.


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