Joyce Duran Jones, 77, of 205 Blue Ridge Drive, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
Born in New London, Connecticut she was the widow of Richard Garrison Jones and a daughter of the late Eloy A. and Bertha Stroneski Duran.
Mrs. Jones retired from Wesley Elementary School in Connecticut where she worked as a secretary. She was a member of Martin Grove Wesleyan Church. During her retirement she enjoyed reading, and taking walks, but most of all she loved her family.
Surviving are a daughter, Kathryn Whitehurst (Trey) of Central; two sons, Neal Jones (Courtney) of Delray Beach, FL, and Doug Jones of Corona, CA; also surviving are four grandchildren, Spencer and Daniel Whitehurst, and Shayne and Campbell Jones.
Memorial services and private burial to honor her life will take place at a later date in Rocky Hill, Connecticut.
Liberty Mortuary and Cremation Services is handling arrangements.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 154 Milestone Way, Greenville SC 29615, or Mt. Airy Baptist Church, The Life Center, 210 Mt. Airy Church Road, Easley SC 29642.
Liberty Mortuary is handling arrangements