of Yellville, AR
April 15, 1953 - September 16, 2023
Joyce A. McCalla, age 70, of Yellville, Arkansas passed away Saturday, September 16, 2023 in Mountain Home.Joyce was born April 15, 1953 in Little Rock to Ernest Jefferson and Dorothy Elnora (Deatherage) Bunt. She had lived in the area since 1969 and was a member of Yellville Missionary Baptist Church. She worked for DHS in many capacities for 38 years. She was the District 9 Justice of the Peace since January 1, 2017 where she served on and chaired many committees. One of her favorite acts as JP was performing wedding ceremonies. Joyce was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.She is survived by her husband, Danny McCalla of the home; her son, Michael McCalla (Krista) of Yellville; her sister, Patricia Mitchell of Dallas, Oregon and her grandchildren, Bradon McCalla, Ethan McCalla, Lainey McCalla, Shaylee McCalla, Adley McCalla and Casen McCalla.She was preceded in death by her parents.Visitation for Mrs. McCalla will be 1:00 - 2:00 pm Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at Roller-Burns Funeral Home in Yellville.Memorial service will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at Roller-Burns Funeral Home Chapel in Yellville.
My sincerest sympathy. I am so sorry to see that Joyce of all my classmates has passed. She always had a smile for everyone. She will be missed,(by lots of people. Relatives, friends, co-workers & classmates.)
When I was working and she was working we had weekly contact, we always had good conversations and will always remember her laughs and smiles. She was loved dearly and I want the family to know that my prayers are for them to have peace in their hearts for her.She was a wonderful person and will be missed.Pauline Mears
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.She was a wonderful women an will be missed dearly.
Class of 1971 YSHSâ€¦.Rest in Peace ðŸ˜‡ with sympathy ðŸ™
Joyce was such a beautiful soul. I will miss her dearly. My sincere condolences to the family.
Joyce was such a joyful person & I know she's going to be greatly missed. Pat, I'll keep you & the rest of the family in my heart & prayers.
I considered Joyce one of my best friends. Always an open mind and a kind word. She will be missed.
Joyce was the kindest and least judgmental person there ever was. She was always there if a word of encouragement was needed. She will be greatly missed by anyone that was touched by her. She has left such a great legacy for her family. Love and prayers to all.
So sorry. Praying for you and your family. Mrs. Joyce was a wonderful friend. She was always so sweet.
I worked with Joyce for several years at DHS. She was a kind and caring person and Iâ€™m honored to have known her. She will be missed by many. My prayers go out to the family for the peace, strength and comfort that God can only give.
Michael and krista, I am so sorry for your loss. Michael your mom was such a wonderful person, friend and well loved by everyone. Prayers to you and the family.
As a first year Justice, Joyce was my mentor. A wonderful lady and friend. She will be missed. I am certain of her relationship with the Lord and look forward to meeting her again one day
The news of this saddens my heart Mrs. Joyce. You were a wonderful lady and I loved the little chats we used to have. Thank you for all you had done for me, you will be greatly missed. My heart goes out to Danny as I am sure this is very hard on him he loved you so. Till we meet again. Ps. If you happen to see my daddy please tell him I love him and he is missed very much too.
Danny and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. It is very difficult to a lose a loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you!
So sorry to hear about Joyce. She was a wonderful lady. I always enjoyed a good laugh with her. My condolences to all her family.
I worked with Joyce for many years at DHS. She was a good friend. People were always asking us if we were sisters, so we called each other Sis. She will be missed by many, including me. Sending prays and hugs to her family. I have so many good memories of our times working together. Miss you my sweet friend.
Dear Michael, Krista Dawn, and family,My heart is heavy for you in the loss of this dear lady. Joyce was such a good and fun person. I always enjoyed visiting with her. Prayers and loving thoughts.Laura
Please accept my deepest sympathy.
The angles now have a wonderful friend. God bless the family ðŸ‘ª. I know she will be greatly missed.
So sorry to hear about Joyce. She was such a great lady we always had such a good time together. Praying for you guys love you.
Danny, I am so sorry to learn that Joyce passed away. My sincerest condolences, Obeta Wyckoff.
Joyce was a great friend. She had a heart of gold and a love for laughter! She brought joy to everyone who knew her. She always had a funny story to tell which was usually about herself. Every memory of Joyce brings a smile to our faces. Love to Danny and family. Love and already miss you ðŸ˜¢ Dale and Kay
Danny and Family, so sorry to hear of Joyceâ€™s passing. Always a smile. Prayer for comfort.
Joyce was such a joy to work with at DHS for 38 years! She was well liked and always had a good laugh when the going got tough She will be missed in the Yellville area My sincere condolences to her family and friends.
Joyce was one of a kind and such a loving amazing person! She was a kind family friend-my heart is hurting for the McCalla family and friends!One of a kind- sending love and prayer of support to Danny, Pat and family.
My thoughts and prayers are with u and your family. I love your mom she was such a sweet lady and she was always smile. ðŸ’—
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.
Rest in peace you sweet sweeet lady! Prayers to her family and friends! Will miss seeing your smile at the county meetings.
One of the finest, most friendly and always a contagious laugh, that was Joyce, for sure. She will be missed by so many. Prayers for comfort for all her family.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all Danny
So sorry to hear about Joyce's passing. She was a wonderful woman and will be greatly missed.
Ms. Joyce- we will miss you dearly!! Thank you allowing us to take care of you.