Beloved wife of the late Cecil Bates. Dear sister of the late Pam Vandeventer and Craig Sizemore. Loving aunt of Susan (Robby) Bucksath and great-aunt of Tony (Holly) LeVan, Thomas (Miranda) LeVan, Tiffany LeVan, and Daniel LeVan. Cherished daughter of the late Clinton and Leora McCord. Joyce passed away October 29, 2023 under Hospice Care. Services are held privately. Burial of ashes at West Chester Twp. Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Crossroads Hospice.