Joyce Irene England Raper
By Kim Swindell Wood | October 30, 2015 9:50 am
Joyce Irene England Raper, 83, of Sparta, passed away Oct. 28, 2015, at her residence.
Mrs. Raper was born Dec. 1, 1931.
Survivors include her husband, Calvin Raper; sister: Joann (J.D.) Vaughn; brother-in-law, Tom Ward; son, William Calvin Raper and wife Janice; Shantaye Cannon; and grandchildren, Kalarene (Will) Svensson, Kailoni (Clifton) Lawson, John (LaTia) Raper, Douglas Raper, Kayla (Brady) Wright, Jake Bowman; great-grandchildren, Journee and Fait Svensson, Hayden Stewart, Colton Lawson, Brian Wright; and many loved nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Nov. 2, 2015, at Thurman Funeral Home, with burial in Skurlock Cemetery. The family will receive friends 4:30-8 p.m., Nov. 1, at the funeral home.
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.