Joyce Marie Askins



Hartsville, S.C.

Memorial service for Joyce Marie Askins, age 75, will be held Saturday at 2:00 at the Chapel Norton Funeral Home. Visitation will be following the service. Mr. Jerry S. Byrd, Jr. will officiate.

Ms. Askins was born in Klamath Falls, OR, a daughter of the Betty Jane Nelson Askins and the late Joe Ezra Askins. She was a graduate of Hartsville High School, attended Coker College and graduate from Mobile Infirmary for Nursing with a BS degree in Nursing. She was a member of the Library Book Club in Hartsville. She loved to organize and label, loved to entertain and loved adult coloring books. She was Resident Director at Morningside in Hartsville. She spent most of her career as a Physical Rehab Nurse culminating her work at Morningside. She went to Mississippi and worked in a framing shop, enjoyed visiting family in Oregon and South Carolina. She collected tricycles and dragon flies and rode her tricycles until the wheels ran off them. She never stopped riding because she moved so often back and forth from South Carolina to Oregon.

Surviving is her mother, Hartsville; one daughter, Janna Easterling, West Carrollton, Ohio; her fiancé, Raymond (Joe) Chapman, Hartsville.

Norton Funeral Home is honored to serve the Askins family.