Joyce Green Beard

July 8, 1941 ~ April 23, 2019 (age 77)

Joyce Green Beard passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the age of 77.

Joyce was born July 8, 1941 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Ralph and Christine Jones. She had been a resident of this area since 1990 and was a teacher at Pascagoula High School for 14 years. She was a member of Canaan Assembly of God Church in Moss Point.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son, Ronnie Wayne Green, three sisters and one brother.

She is survived by three sons, Robert C. Green of Ocean Springs, MS, Allen Scott Green (Mona) of Moss Point, MS, Donnie Green (Anna) of Ocean Springs, MS, and  daughter-in-law, Kate Green of Indianapolis, IN; siblings, Harry Jones, Helen Pack and Irene Collins’ 11 grandchildren, Robbie, Tony, Dustin, Nicky, Steven, Kerstine (Howie), Travis (Ashley), Alex, Aaron (Savannah), Jeffrey (Rebecca), and Jacob and three great grandchildren, Tyler, Oakley and Twila and numerous other relatives and church family.


Visitation will be Friday April 26, 2019 at O’Bryant-O’Keefe Funeral Home from 12 noon -1pm with Funeral Service   in the chapel at 1pm with Bro Rodney Coleman officiating. Interment will conclude at Machpelah Cemetery in Pascagoula. Condolences may be expressed online at

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