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Funeral services for Joyce Goodnight, 62, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 4, 2013 at Fourth and Elm Church of Christ with Mike Crowley officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Goodnight died Friday, March 1, 2013 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
She was born March 16, 1950 in Rotan, Texas. She married John Goodnight on May 3, 1975, in Sweetwater. Joyce lived in Sweetwater most of her life and was a graduate of Sweetwater High School. She received her degree in Business from Lubbock Christian College. She had been a bookkeeper for different engineering companies during her life and was a member of Fourth and Elm Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband, John Goodnight of Sweetwater; son, Michael Goodnight of Seymore; parents, Lester and Frances Batteas of Sweetwater; brother, Lester Batteas, Jr., of Longworth; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Shari Batteas.
Pallbearers will be Cody Paty, Tim Hall, Don Barnes, David Templeton, Wesley Harris and Kenndall Kinney.