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Joyce Bethea Martin

October 27, 1942 — May 7, 2023

Joyce Bethea Martin, age 80, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 7, 2023. She was born in Vernon, FL, to the late Millard and Katie Bethea. Joyce retired with over 30 years as a Physical Science Teacher in the Metro Nashville Public School System. She enjoyed serving in the A.M.E. Church in various ministries of note is her service as a pianist at various congregations since the age of 13. Joyce is survived by son, Travis (Patrice) Martin, and granddaughter, Carintyn Martin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie L. Martin.

In lieu of flowers, we ask that you make a memorial gift in Joyce's name to: Alive Hospice of Nashville 1718 Patterson Street Nashville, TN  37203

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Friday, May 12, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Payne Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church

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Saturday, May 13, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Payne Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church

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Saturday, May 13, 2023

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