Graveside services for Joyce H. McMinn, 80, of Lone Grove, Okla., will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, in Restland Cemetery with the Rev. Helen Baker officiating.


Graveside services for Joyce H. McMinn, 80, of Lone Grove, Okla., will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, in Restland Cemetery with the Rev. Helen Baker officiating.


Born Dec. 2, 1928, in Ryan, Okla., the daughter of Charley and Rady B. (Darnell) Hopkins, she died Dec. 28, 2008, in Ardmore. She was raised in Boswell, Okla., and had lived in the Ardmore area for the past 46 years, where she raised her three children, Gary, Pam and Andy. She worked as a nurse in the medical profession. Joyce was loved dearly by her family and will be greatly missed by all.


She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lois Clifford McMinn; five brothers, Hugh, Carl, Buddy, Bill and Tommy; two infants and one infant sister.


Survivors include her two sons, Gary McMinn of Lone Grove, Okla., and Andy McMinn and daughter-in-law, Kathi McMinn of Norman, Okla.; daughter, Pam Brown and son-in-law Rick Brown of Ardmore, Okla.; two granddaughters, Ame Cook and grandson-in-law Russell Cook of Davis, Okla., and Hope McMinn of Lone Grove, Okla.; one great-grandson, Banyan Cook of Davis, Okla.; one brother, Henry Hopkins of Boswell, Okla.; one sister, Sue Stroud of Houston, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.


The family will receive friends on Friday, Jan. 2, 2009 from 6-7 p.m. at the Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home Chapel in Hugo, Okla.