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Joycelyn "Joy" Martin

July 23, 1961 ~ October 29, 2019

JENNINGS

Mrs. Joycelyn “Joy” Theriot Martin, 58, passed away at 3:45 p.m., Tuesday, October 29, 2019 in her residence.

Her wishes were to be cremated. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Martin was a lifelong resident of Evangeline and was a homemaker.  She loved and lived for her grandbabies, loved to camp, the beach, spending time with her family and friends.  She had a great sense of humor.

Survivors include her husband of 36 years, Laurent Drue Martin of Evangeline; two daughters, Renee (Michael) Hardy, Kimberly (Seth) Pelissier all of Evangeline; two sisters, Jodie Wilkerson of Jennings, Deanna (Shelby) Richard of Evangeline; sister-in-law, Phyllis Hoover Theriot of Jennings; two brothers, Hulin (Tammy Richard) of Jennings and Martin Theriot of New Roads; four grandchildren, Marshall Ryan Hardy, Lee Drue Pelissier, Luke Paul Pelissier, and Evelyn Raylee Hardy.

Mrs. Martin is preceded in death by her parents, Hulin and Joyce Lou Benoit Theriot, Sr; her mother-in-law Shirley Dupuis Martin and father-in-law Lee Drue Martin.

The family would like to thank M.D. Anderson, Acadian General Cancer Center and Heart of Hospice for the care they gave their loved one.

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  1. Dru, Kimberly, Renee, Jodie, Deana, Marty and Hulan !
    My heartfelt sympathies for y’all’s loss. My love and prayers are with y’all. I will cherish all the times I spent with Joy when we were all together. Her laughter, her and Dru dancing together. I always loved how they danced. My love always.
    Joan

  2. My deepest condolences to Joy’s family and friends. What a light she was in high school! Such a sweet person.
    Haven’t seen her in years but sure do remember her. Gone…
    Fly High Angel♥️

  3. Although Heaven has gained another angel, hearts are broken here on earth. Joy was so full of life, and was loved by so many. She left behind a beautiful legacy of love, which she shared with the love of her life. Sending prayers and love to all of Joy’s family and friends.

  4. My deepest condolences to Joy’s family and friends. What a light she was in high school! Such a sweet person.
    Haven’t seen her in years but sure do remember her. Gone…
    Fly High Angel♥️

  5. My thoughts and prayers for Joy and her family. I don’t ever remember seeing her without a smile on her face.

  6. I didn't know Joy very well but I never saw her without a smile on her face. Prayers going out to all who love her, may she rest peacefully in Heaven.


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