Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Obituaries

June 4, 2014

Ella Joy Bearden Hart

Ella Joy Bearden-Hart was born Sept, 22, 1928 to Theresa Baker and Herbert Bearden in Ranger, Texas. She went to be with the Lord Wednesday, June 4, 2014. She was raised in Eastland County where she met the love her life, Carter C. Hart and married March 12, 1946. Together they enjoyed 64 years and raised five daughters.

Joy was preceded in death by her precious husband, her parents, three brothers and their youngest daughter Joan Marie.  

Surviving Joy is one sister Eva Kay Poynor of Houston, her daughters Carol Kay Gilbert and her husband Henry of Arlington, Rita Joyce Hart of Corsicana, Lee Ann Collins and her husband Bryan of Kaufman, Lana Ruth Warren and her husband Edward of Humble, Texas. She leaves behind nine grandchildren, Carey, Caron, Carter, Eric, Jason, Heather, Sean, Joshua and Scott, as well as 14 great-grand children, Anthony, Tyler, Zachery, Nicholas, Christain, Kaitlyn, Ava, Addison, Olivia, Keld, Chloe, Amory, David, and Ella Joy.

Joy was a devout Christian, loving mother and master seamstress.  Her joys in life were sharing her faith, lifting her voice in song and raising and loving her family.  She is greatly loved by them and will be so very missed on this earth.

Family visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m Friday, June 6, 2014 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

A Celebration of her life will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Northside Baptist Church with Dr. Rick Lamb officiating.

Burial will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Eastland Memorial Cemetary in Eastland, Texas.

An online guest book is available at www.griffin-roughton.com

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.

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