Mrs. Joyce H. McCullough, age 80 of Manchester, Tennessee passed from this life on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. McCullough was preceded in death by her husband Joe C. McCullough, and parents, Hershel Bean and Mattie Jane Duggin Tenpenny.
She is survived by two daughters, Jo Helen Diehl and husband David of Manchester, Tennessee, Kreta McCullough of Manchester, Tennessee, one son, Gary “Butch” McCullough and wife Dede of Manchester, Tennessee, two sisters, Pat Reid and husband Randall of Woodbury, Tennessee, Judy Loy of Woodbury, Tennessee, one brother, Elmus Tenpenny and wife Sue of Woodbury, Tennessee, ten grandchildren, and fifteen great grandchildren.
Mrs. McCullough was a member of the First Baptist Church of Beechgrove in Beechgrove, Tennessee. She was an avid quilter, a bluegrass musician and loved her family. She and her late husband traveled the bluegrass circuit around the country entertaining family and friends. Her faith and her family were her life. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Joyce H. McCullough will be conducted on Friday, September 18, 2015 at 1:00 PM at the Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Brother Tom Brantley officiating. Burial will follow in the Welker Cemetery, Manchester, Tennessee. Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2015 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Coffee County Funeral Chapel, Manchester, Tennessee.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society Memorial Program-Coffee County, 6221 Shallowford Road, Suite 102, Chattanooga, TN 37421
COFFEE COUNTY FUNERAL CHAPEL IS HONORED TO SERVE THE FAMILY OF JOYCE H. McCULLOUGH