Rains County Leader
21 Oct 2003
1925 - 2003
Funeral services for Joy Sickles, 78, of Sulphur Springs were held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Tom Frisbie officiating.
Burial followed at City Cemetery with Josh Byers, Gabriel Garza, Paul Childress, Jim Lemmon, Mac Ishmael and John Lee serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were the Christian Women’s Fellowship Group of First Christian Church.
Mrs. Sickles died Thursday, Oct. 16, at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital.
She was born Oct. 1, 1925, in Wood County, to J.C. and Mary Oneida Dollar Pounds. She married Jack Sickles on Oct. 4, 1942, in Sulphur Springs. He preceded her in death in 1999.
Mrs. Sickles was the retired owner of Bennett Lumber Company. She was a member of First Christian Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Jackie Price of Garland and Jeannie Bauer Lemmon of Addison; one son, Johnnie Sickles of Saint Jo; one sister, Jo Hart of Cumby; one brother, Clifford O. Pounds of Emory; three grandchildren, Paige Garza, Josh Byers and Katie Sickles; and three great-grandchildren, Jacob, Enzo and Vince Garza.