Joyce Williams Shipley, 75, of Greeneville passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021, at Johnson City Medical Center.\nShe was the daughter of the late Jay and Malsena Williams. She was a 1963 graduate of Greeneville High School. She worked at Pic-n-Pay for 37 years, Shoe City for 15 years, and co-owned Shipley’s Greenhouse with her late husband, Johnny Shipley\nShe is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law: Jonna and Rob Rhea of Greeneville, Jada and Matt Ball of Searcy AR; one son and daughter-in-law: John and Staci Shipley of Greeneville; she especially loved her 6 grandchildren: Parker Shipley, Conner Shipley, Riley Rhea, Maddox Ball, Mason Ball, and Myles Ball; Fiancé: Chris Bullington; three sisters-in-law: Faye Shepherd, Joyce Ann Shipley, and Becky Williams; special nieces and nephews: Lisa Shepherd Crum, Tonya Williams Dennis, Kevin Shipley, Paul Shipley, Shawn Williams; and special friends: Peggy Dean and the Bullington Family.\nShe was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years: Johnny Rae Shipley; one son: Jason John Shipley; brother: Ronnie Williams; and mother-in-law: Mary “Granny” Shipley\nThe family will receive friends Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 at Afton. The funeral service will be held Thursday at 4:00PM in Jeffers Funeral Chapel at Afton with Rev. Jamie Lively officiating. Interment will follow in Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery\nPallbearers will include: Parker Shipley, Conner Shipley, Rob Rhea, Matt Ball, Paul Shipley, Kevin Shipley, Shawn Williams, and Bryson Dennis.\nThe family would like to send a special thank you to Dr. Lawson and the nurses and staff in ICU 2800 at Johnson City Medical Center.\nIn lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Greeneville/Greene County Boys and Girls Club or the Greene County Humane Society. \nThoughts and memories may be shared with the family at www.jeffersmortuary.com. Jeffers Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements. \nTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of \nJoyce Williams Shipley, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.