Funeral services for Mrs. Joyce Castleberry Cowden, age 77, are scheduled for 10 AM Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Golden Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Loveday officiating. Interment will follow in Carter Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 PM until 7 PM Tuesday, May 4 at Goldens. Mrs. Cowden, a curriculum secretary, passed away Saturday, May 1. She was a member of Collinston First Baptist Church. She loved spending time with her family and she loved flowers. She was employed at Seligmans Department Store and later, the Morehouse Parish School System, from where she retired. She is survived by her children, Alan Wyatt, Beverly Jordan and husband Todd, Cheryl Miller and husband Pat, Cynthia Wyatt; siblings, Jerry, Ada, Elaine, Clyde, Glenn, Evelyn and Gail; Thirteen grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Mrs. Cowden is preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Mae Castleberry and her husband Billy Cowden. Serving as pallbearers will be, Troy Thompson, Tyler Wyatt, Nick Smith, Landon Sylvester, Ashton Sylvester and Hayden Arnaud and serving the family as honorary pallbearers will be Jason Cowden, Ronnie Atkins and David Cowden, Jr. A special “Thanks” goes out to her sister, Evelyn Castleberry that was her main care taker and the family would also like to thank Bridgeway Healthcare and Hospice for the wonderful care given to Mrs. Joyce.