Joyce Southerland age 69 of Sugar Hill died Saturday, April 26, 2008. A funeral service will be 11 A.M. Tuesday, April 29 in the Chapel of Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home with Ministers Adam Southerland and Andrew Southerland officiating. Burial will follow at Shoal Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Joyce is survived by her husband of 53 1/2 years- Rev. Arthur Southerland; daughter and son-in-law- Rue Nell and Steve Loftin, Sugar Hill; Son and daughter-in-law- Rev. Frankie and Celia Southerland, Buford; Daughter and son-in-law- Susan and Don Hughes, Jefferson, 5 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and several other family members also survive. Mrs. Southerland retired from Gwinnett County School Food Services and was a member of West Buford Baptist Church. The family will receive friends Sunday, April 27 from 1 to 4 and 6 to 9 P.M.; Monday, April 28 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 P.M. at Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518. 770-945-9345. Please sign online guest book at