Joyce Joann Bowers Morse, 84, of Pomaria, widow of Charles Franklin Morse, Sr., died Monday, October 19, 2015, at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.

Born on August 10, 1931, in Prosperity, she was a daughter of the late Elbert William and Pearl Dominick Bowers. Mrs. Morse worked for Old School Manufacturing and was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church. She loved her family and church and was an avid NASCAR fan.

Mrs. Morse is survived by daughters, Toni (Roger) Wells of Lyman and Melinda (John) Hall of Pomaria; sons, Charles (Margie) Morse, Jr. of Prosperity, Elbert (Joanne) Morse of Pomaria, Steven (Donna) Morse of Prosperity and Leslie (Rhonda) Morse of Five Points, AL; sister, Gay (Jimmy) Davenport of Newberry; fifteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a sister, Edna Long and brothers, David Bowers, Richard Bowers and Ralph Bowers.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, October 22, 2015, at New Hope United Methodist Church by the Rev. Daniel Eplee. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church, c/o Robert Davis, 256 Graham Cemetery Road, Pomaria, SC 29126.

Active pallbearers will be her grandsons.

A note of condolence may be written to the family by clicking the "Add Comment" link below.


#14 STEVE METTS 2015-12-11 15:30
Toni, Sad to see this, prayers for you and family.
#13 Robbie crumpton 2015-10-22 12:43
So sorry for you loss.Prayers for everyone in your families.May God comfort each and everyone in your time of sorrow.Olin and Robbie Crumpton
#12 Debbie & Don Dennis 2015-10-21 20:12
We were so sorry to hear about Ms. Joyce . Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
#11 Russell Hyler 2015-10-20 23:15
I'm sorry for yall lost. She is in a better place. I will miss her too.
#10 David & Martha Perry 2015-10-20 21:46
Martha and I are praying for your family very sorry for your loss.
David & Martha Perry
#9 Lisa Lever 2015-10-20 16:36
Melinda and family,
I am so sorry to hear of Mrs. Morse's passing. What a joy she brought to so many people. She was a special mother, grandmother and person. She did love you all dearly and I know the love was returned. I pray God will grant you strength for the days and nights ahead and know she is with Him and she is well.
Love and deepest sympathy,
Lisa, Jeff, Justin and Savannah
Peggy Killian
#8 RAY & BETTY AMICK 2015-10-20 16:14
#7 Beverly H Boulware 2015-10-20 15:13
To the family of Mrs. Joyce you have my sincere sympathy. She was a sweet lady and we will miss her at New Hope. May God give you strength and peace in the coming days!
Beverly Hawkins Boulware, Logan and Bridger
#6 Lisa Amick Mowbray 2015-10-20 15:01
Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family,

Gaynell, Patricia, Ronnie & Susie Amick
Forrest & Lisa Mowbray
#5 Shelley Z. Remion 2015-10-20 14:43
I am so sorry to hear about your mom. You and your family are I my thoughts and prayers. May God wrap you you in his loving arms and give you peace.

Shelley Zeigler Remion
#4 Janice Meeks 2015-10-20 12:12
We are sorry to learn of your loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely, Janice & Tommy Meeks
#3 Jackie Haltiwanger 2015-10-20 11:03
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time in your lives.
With love and sympathy, Jackie, Doug, Carrie and Clarissa Haltiwanger
#2 Lynn Wessinger 2015-10-20 10:33
We are so sorry to hear about Joyce. I know she will be deeply missed by all of you, and we will miss her too. You have our deepest sympathy and are in our prayers during this difficult time and the days ahead. We pray that special memories will hold you and that God will give you the strength to hold tightly to the fact that she is with Him. The pain is real, but so are the reassurances we have of everlasting life.
With our Love, Lynn and Larry
#1 Karen Anderson 2015-10-20 09:33
I am so sorry to hear of Joyce's passing. You are in my heart and prayers.
Karen Livingston Anderson

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