MORRIS, Joy Maedell Smith
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Joy Maedell Smith Morris passed away Monday, May 12, 2014 at her residence in Marietta GA. She is survived by her husband Charles Morris, son, Andy Morris, Canton GA. and daughter, Katie Coppola, Marietta, GA. Granddaughters, Isabelle, Lily, and Julianna Morris. Grandson, Rocco Coppola. Mother, Virginia Jo Chadwick Smith. Sister Pamela Smith Caudell and brother in law, Ray Caudell, Acworth, GA. nephews, Levi Caudell, Acworth, GA. and Jacob Caudell, Acworth, GA. She was preceded in death by her father, William Lanson “Mack” Smith. Paternal grandparents, Martin and Rosa Smith. Maternal grandparents Daniel Spencer and Lillie Mae Simmons Chadwick. Joy was a long time resident of Marietta, GA. where she lived since leaving her childhood home of Cloudland, GA. at the age of 16. She graduated from Marietta High School in 1973 where she met and married her high school sweetheart, Charlie. Joy had a keen wit and unstoppable sense of humor with her sister Pam and sister cousins, being the “HA Sisterhood” that she founded. She loved to read, dabble with her flowers and to cook for her children. To define steel magnolia, you will see that Joy Morris fit that description to the letter. Joy will always be remembered for her kindness and giving spirit. Her passion and delight was her 3 granddaughters and grandson. Joy began her career with The United States Treasury Department where she worked for many years in recruitment. She later went on to work with the Federal Government’s arm of Farm Credit Administration as office manager. She later retired from Morris Equipment as co-owner with her husband. Joy leaves behind numerous relatives and friends.

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