"Show me the manner in which a nation cares for it's dead and I will measure with mathematical exactness the tender mercies of it's people, their respect for the laws of the land and their loyalty to high ideals."
Joyce Tecora Owens Bolt, 86, of 209 Edgewood Dr., died Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Rainey Hospice House.
Born in Anderson County, she was the daughter of the late Roy Owens and Bessie LeCroy Owens Atkins. She was a member of Belton Second Baptist Church.
Surviving are: sons, Roger Bolt and Danny Whitten both of Anderson; daughter, Rogina Bolt of Frederick, MD; grandchildren, Branigan Bolt Petratos, Maggee Bolt, Phil Whitten, Tanya Mills and Amy Martin; great grandchildren, Ariel Whitten, Jeremy Mills, Parris Johnson and Brandon Johnson.
Service will be held 2pm Saturday at Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dr. Mitch Brooks officiating. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories.
The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12pm until 1:45pm at the funeral home.
The family will be at the residence.
Cox Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.