Joyce Lorraine Tait

Published 8:00 pm Monday, February 26, 2018

Memorial services will be held for Joyce Lorraine Tait at Hebron Baptist Church in the Phoenix Community in Yazoo County Sunday, March 4, 2018.

Visitation will be 1:30 p.m. and funeral at 2:30 p.m.

She was born in Beaumont, Texas, on Dec. 5, 1931, and died Feb. 24, 2018.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert E. Tait Jr. and son, Richard E. Tait.

She is survived by William D. Tait of Memphis, Tenn., Tracey R. Tait and his wife, Tonya of Vidalia, La., and Vicki L. (Tait) Teeter and husband, Edward of Starkville.

She has 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, one whom is deceased.

Mrs. Tait was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Vicksburg. She served in the music department for 33 years and as church secretary for over 20 years.

Since 1998, she resided in the Phoenix Community of Yazoo County. She was a member of Hebron Baptist Church and served as organist.

She played music for churches in Miss., and Texas for over 75 years of her life.

The family has entrusted Stricklin-King Funeral Home of Yazoo City with the arrangements.