of Humnoke, AR
June 26, 1938 - August 9, 2021
Joy Rae Rockwell, 83, of Humnoke, Arkansas went home to be with Jesus August 9, 2021. She is survived by her beloved husband of 66 years, Garland (Bokas) Rockwell and her children Rhonda Crawford of Lonoke, Reggie Rockwell of Humnoke, Becky (Steve) Ball of Carlisle and René Rockwell of Lonoke.Joy loved her God and her family. She loved to hunt, fish, and play Pitch. She was never happier than surrounded by her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. During her career, Joy worked in the Parts Department of Dean-Henderson Equipment Company; she retired from the United States Postal Service after 20 years of service.Joy was born June 26, 1938 on Knuckles Farm in Keo to Loey and Maudie (Griffin) Tumbleson. She and her twin sister Floy were the fifth and sixth child of 11 surviving children. Along with her parents, preceding her in death are her brothers Dillard and Clifford Tumbleson, her sisters Lola Faye Brown and Joan Bell.Surviving siblings include Noma Brown, Floy Shepherd, Donna Carter, Roger (CJ) and Martin (Bonnie) Tumbleson and Ollie Pruett. Joy is also survived by her grandchildren Brandon (Nicole) Crawford of Humnoke; Joshua Crawford of Louisiana; Leigh Hildebrand of Washington, DC; Chance (Bethany) Hildebrand of Geridge; Slade (Alex) Hildebrand of Stuttgart; Ragan (Shawn) Bourdo of Little Rock; Casey (Charlie) Lamb of California and Jennifer (Jeremy) Staton of Carlisle. Joy had 13 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.Graveside services will be Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. at Flynn Cemetery in Humnoke. Roller England Funeral Home (501) 842-3939 will be handling that service. Memorials may be made to Rowes Chapel Baptist Church in Humnoke, Arkansas.
I got the pleasure to meet and know ms.Joy at a young age!Ms.Joy was a very kind and sweet lady, and she will be greatly missed.Praying for her sweet family!Terri Wallace Dyer
Reggie and family, Boone and I wanted you to know your family is in our prayers. I am sure Gods arms are wrapped around each of you. A fine woman she was! Love Diann and Boone stephens
Aunt Joy was one heck of a woman. She hing. You will be missed so much. her family, church & let's not forget hunting & fis
I will surely miss you my other mother! I love you so very much.♥️
Prayers for all who love Joy. She was her name personified. We will see her again some day in the Hallelujah Square.
Rhonda and Becky,So sorry to hear about your Mom. You and your family are in my prayers.
Prayers for all the immediate family, the sisters and brothers. Aunt Joy was such a special lady who is loved so much! Heaven is a little sweeter!
Prayers for all. Such a sweet lady. God bless.
My sincere love and prayers to the family! Mrs. Joy , what a woman she was! I loved and respected her so much! My family ( especially our Mother) loved her so very much🙏🏻❤️
Prayers for family. Jacky and I both had the privilege to work with Joy. She was a very special lady.
Rest easy, Aunt Joy. Thanks for always being so special and making me the best homemade cinnamon rolls.
My words are hard to find to fit such a wonderful person, Joy. I've known Joy since grade school in 1950's. Joy, was always an inspiration in showing and helping other for the betterment of life, thanks for all you have accomplished. Joy will sadly be missed here on earth but we know where you are, praise God. May the family heal from the absent of their beloved, Joy. Prayers be with family and God Bless.James Crawford
Love, prayers, and sympathy sent to all the family. Joy was loved by all and will be missed so much.
This was a good friend and one of the kindest people I knew. She will be missed. She has made it home.
Prayers For The Rockwell, Tumbleson, Carter and the Humnoke Community forthe Lost Of a Beautiful Soul.
Prayers and love to family, Aunt Joy was so special to me, loved having sister's day with her when I could!
Rene, prayers for you and your family. Wishing I could be there tomorrow to help honor your mother. What a rock she has been for your family. We will be thinking of all of you.
This world has lost a precious soul who had a heart of gold and enough love for everyone. We will miss her here but I know we will see her again. Love each of you. My prayers are with you.