STEPHENVILLE – A memorial service for Joyce Elaine Cook, 84, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, at Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel with Glenn Boyd officiating.

Joyce was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana to Stanley J. Cook and Allie Wauldene Atkinson Cook. She attended the University of North Texas and Tarleton College and became a teacher, teaching in Waco and Stephenville.

Survivors include her daughter, Cindy Parham and husband, Alan, of Stephenville; grandchildren, Katie Parham of Odessa and Matt Parham and wife, Mylissa, of Stephenville; cousin, Lynn Stasey and husband, Gary, and their children, of Stephenville; great-grandchild, Pistol J. Parham of Stephenville, and many other loving friends and family.

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