Joyce Burch Drury, 81, of Folkston, GA passed away June 6, 2021 at her home. She was born February 28, 1940 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Andrew Burch and Anna Williams Burch. As a teenager she worked as a telephone operator, perused real estate and retired from Wal-Mart in 2002. She loved shopping, yard sales, spending time with her family, traveling, video games, movies, music and a bourbon toddy every now and then. She was a proud life time member of the NRA. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband and soul mate of 42 years: David J. Drury, Jr. and her 4-sons: David J. Drury, III, John Drury, Joseph Drury, and Christopher Drury.
She is survived by her children: Karen (William) McDow, Nadine (Kirt) Brooks, Andrea (Howard “Boog”) Knowles and Sheryl Drury; sisters: Carolann Campbell, Kathleen LaPage; a brother: Robert Burch and a number of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and her Wal-Mart Family.
The family will receive friends Thursday, June 10 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA from 6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held Friday June 11, 2021 at 3:00 PM at St. Francis of Assisi Church. Burial will follow in Burnt Fort Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, 526 Oakwood Street, Folkston, Georgia 31537.
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