MOUNT VERNON — Joy Weatherford, 83, of Mount Vernon, went to be with the Lord on July 25, 2018, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.

She was born on Sept. 30, 1934, in Henry, Tennessee, to the late Carl C. and Lorene Hicks.

Joy is survived by her three children, Pat King, Michael, Mark and Chad Weatherford; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Pauline Eldridge.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon, in 2013; and a sister, Shirley Thompson.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 30, at 2 p.m. at Lasater Funeral Home, 11337 Upper Gilchrist Road in Mount Vernon. Friends may call one hour prior to services on Monday. Burial will be in Bevil Cemetery in Henry, Tennessee.

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