Joyce Colleen Bibbs, 76, passed away peacefully at 6 a.m. Sunday, April 9, 2017. She was born Aug. 8, 1940, and raised in Terre Haute.
Joyce attended Booker T. Washington Elementary and Middle School and graduated from Wiley High School. After high school, she took up nursing and also attended Indiana State Teachers College for several semesters. She moved to Rochester, N.Y., where she worked in the medical field until 1975 at which time she returned to Terre Haute.
Joyce was preceded in death by both parents, Mary Walls and Johnny Bibbs; and one brother, Jackie E. Mitchell.
She is survived by one brother, Thomas O'Dell (Wooden) Roberts; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation and viewing at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church is scheduled for Saturday, April 15, 2017, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.; burial to follow immediately after at Grandview Cemetery. Russell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published on  April 12, 2017