Dudley, Joyce Elva
Birth: Friday, May 22, 1936 in Nanjemoy, Maryland
Residence: Nanjemoy, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at the age of 82
Laid to Rest: Saturday, May 25, 2019 in the Nanjemoy Baptist Church Cemetery, Nanjemoy, Maryland
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Joyce Elva (Scott) Dudley, age 82, of Nanjemoy, Maryland passed away at her home on May 21, 2019 surrounded by her family after a long and hard-fought battle with Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS). Born on Liverpool Point Road, Nanjemoy, Maryland on May 22, 1936 she was the daughter of Henry Lee Scott and Lucie Elinor (Rye) Scott and was one of five children. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by her sister, Annabelle Wright and her twin great grandchildren, Alexis and Rexx Larkin.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Glenwood Dudley; her children, Marty (Nancy), Connie (Skip), Robin (Butch), Tony (Mary) all of Nanjemoy, Maryland; her sister, Shirley Welch of La Plata, Maryland; and her brothers, Clifton (Bonnie) of King George, Virginia and Wayne (Andrea) Scott of Ocala, Florida. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Her greatest love was her family, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She was a stay-at-home mom throughout the years of her children growing up. Once her children were in school, she worked 21 years for the Charles County Public School System; 10 years at Nanjemoy Elementary School as a cafeteria worker and 11 years as a substitute teacher at various schools until she was unable to continue working. She accepted the Lord as her Savior at a young age and served faithfully at Nanjemoy Baptist Church until the time of her death.
Visitation on Friday, May 24, 2019 from 2-4PM and 6-8PM with Prayers at 7PM at Raymond Funeral Service Chapel (La Plata, Maryland). Additional Visitation on Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 10AM until time of Funeral Service at 11AM at Nanjemoy Baptist Church with Pastor Michael Spencer officiating. Interment to follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Joyce's memory to Nanjemoy Baptist Church, 3030 Baptist Church Road, Nanjemoy, Maryland 20662 or Hospice of Charles County, 2505 Davis Road, Waldorf, Maryland 20603.