Joyce Marie Tepe, 77, passed, away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 at her home.

She is preceded in death by her infant son, Bobby; parents, Floyd and Catherine Bottoms; brothers, Virl and Kenneth Bottoms.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Robert Tepe; children, Danny (Edie) Tepe, Cathy (Dan) Buck, Donny (Kristi) Tepe, Connie (Bill) Strickland & Denny (Donella) Tepe; 15 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Velma Jones, many nieces and nephews.

Joyce drove a school bus for many years, she enjoyed traveling with her husband and good friends. She loved hosting the Apple Butter & 4th of July campout on Tepe Hill.

She spent her life being a cherished wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Joyce was a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Mackey.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 at Salem United Methodist Church in Mackey. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Pemberton-Bradley Funeral Home in Lynnville and one hour prior to the service, at the church.

Interment is in Eden Cemetery in Gibson County.

 Mrs. Joyce Tepe