Joyce Dye, 72, Clinton, went home to be with her heavenly father Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at her residence. Joyce retired from K-25 and Y-12 as a cafeteria worker and machine cleaner after 40-plus years of service. Throughout her life Joyce loved cooking and was a member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church where she sang in the choir. She was preceded in death by: Parents, Charles Alfonso and Artie Knaff Young; brother, Edward M. Asbury. She is survived by: Son, Robert Dye and wife Shelia; daughter, Sonia Dye and husband Melvin Williams; grandchildren, Brittany Scalf and husband Ricky, Ajai Coleman, Branden Dye, and Brandi Loving and wife Jessica; great-grandchildren; Elliot Barnett, and Tryston Dye; sister, Lillie March; niece, Cassandra Love; nephew, Billy Love and wife Heather; sisters-in-law, Willie Mae Harris and husband Robert, and Leola Harris; brother-in-law, John Dye and wife Waynette. The family will receive friends from 1 – 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home. Her graveside service will immediately follow at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. William Caldwell officiating. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.