A private graveside service will be held in Fletcher, Okla.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Mary Elizabeth Newport; sisters, Jackie Fern Wood and brother-in-law Jackie T. Wood, and Linda Hanson; and brother, Charles Newport.
Joy is survived by her daughters, Gayla Allsup Mandabach of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., and Debi Walls of Walls; special nephew, Tom Newport of Alpine, Calif.; brothers, James Malcolm Newport of Tulsa, Okla., Lum Newport of Eugene, Ore., Terry Newport of Reedsport, Ore.; sister, Janice Goldsmith of Reedsport, Ore.; grandchildren; Steffany Daniel, Luke Daniel, Scott Stapel, and Blake Stapel all of Nashville; and long time friend of 50 years; Peggy Hawkins of Sardis.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Donelson Place Activity Fund, 2733 McCampbell Ave, Nashville, Tenn. 37214