Funeral service for Mrs. Joyce Faye McCown Mahal, age 77, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, February 28, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Richard McWilliams officiating. Burial will follow in Macedonia Cemetery.
Mrs. Mahal, a native of the Skinem community, was born on January 22, 1941 to the late Otis Nickle and Exie Velina McAlister McCown. She worked as a purchasing assistant at Amana Refrigeration Inc. for 33 years and was a member of Wells Hill Church of Christ. Mrs. Mahal passed away at her residence on February 21, 2018.
Survivors include her husband, Ronald Roy Mahal; sons, Ronald Mahal, Jr of Muskegon, MI and Barry Mahal (Marybeth) of York, SC; grandchildren, Kristen Sturgis (Randy) of Muskegon, MI, Kelly VanOsdol (Zac) of Holland, MI, Staci Humphries (Matt) of Simpsonville, SC, Alyssa Speller (Jason)of York, SC, and Samantha Mahal (Jeffrey) of Clemson, SC; great-grandchildren, Erika, Lucas, and Lillian; siblings, Philip McCown (Kathleen), Joe McCown (Janice), Larry McCown (Bonnie), Judy McCown, Gail Cornelius (John) all of Fayetteville, TN and Danny McCown (Betty) of Madison, AL; sister-in-law, Ginger McCown; brother-in-law, Virgil Spencer; and nieces and nephews, Chuck, Westa, Kim, Jill, Scott, Lanea, Heather, Shawn, John, Scott, Brian, David, and Debbie. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Newman, Carol (Joe), Barbara, Darrine, and Joe Roper.
Visitation with the family will be held Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Mahal.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Macedonia Cemetery, c/o Janice McCown, 65 Johnson Road, Fayetteville, TN 37334.
I am so glad to have known and worked with Joyce. She brought a lot of laughter to our days at
Amana. God give the McCowans and Mahals peace during this time of loss
Phillip, Joe, Ginger and all the family please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
So sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
I am deeply sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in knowing how much God cares….in fact, He loves us so much that he gave us the beautiful hope of the resurrection. Acts 24:15 says, “There is going to be a resurrection.” May the scriptures uplift you during this difficult time.
Ron and our cousins know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We have always enjoyed the friendship and conversations when we visited in Tn. May Her Memory Be Eternal
I remember Joyce with great fondness from our high school days. She was a kind and very sweet person. My sympathy to all of her family and friends. God Bless all of you.
My deepest sympathy is extended to the McCown Family. My prayers are with all of you.
So sorry to hear of Joyce passing! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Joyce. I have so many fond memories of the McCowan family, having grown up at Skinem and attending the Wells Hill Church of Christ as a child. I will keep both the Mahal and McCown families in my thoughts and prayers.
So sorry about Aunt Joyce you all are in my prayers I wish I could be there. In fact I am also confined to a wheelchair Joyce and Judy and I used to have a lot of fun together
Gail and family I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.
So sorry for your loss.
Thoughts and prayers for the family
Joyce was my dear, sweet friend. She had a heart full of goodness, and love. She was full of life, loved a good prank, and would do anything to help anyone. I loved her. I’m so sorry for Ron, and all the McCown family.
We are so sorry for your loss. She was such a sweet lady and good neighbor. Since I have been confined to a wheelchair after our wreck last September, we will not be able to be with you, but please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
My sympathy for the loss of a beautiful lady, prayers for peace and comfort for the precious family.
Please accept my sincere sympathy. The McCown family is my extended family. God bless and comfort your hearts.
To the McCown family and the Mahal family, know that our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Gary & Jo Ann
My “Condolences” to the McCowan family. May God be with you all during this very difficult time. It is always difficult to loose our siblings.
To the McCown family, I am so sorry to learn of Joyce’s passing. I know you all are heart broken.