Joyce M. Clark, loved traveling, dancing

November 16, 2023

Joyce M. Clark of Millsboro passed away at home with her daughter Katrina by her side after battling Alzheimer’s disease and dementia for several years.

She was born Sept. 14, 1940, in Millsboro to the late Walter L. and Arzie Morris Clark. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by two brothers, Linford Clark and Norman Clark, as well as three sisters, Doreen Jackson, Yvonne Street and Loretta Mumford. Joyce had two special dogs who passed over the rainbow bridge, Coco and Ivy.

Joyce retired from Omni Bank, which is now M&T Bank, where she was a customer service representative for many years. She was also an Avon salesperson and worked at Atlantic Sands Hotel cleaning with her sisters and other family members.

She was a member of the Nanticoke Indian Association and Harmony Methodist Church. Joyce loved traveling to tropical islands with her family and friends, dancing and listening to music, laughing, and attending parties and the annual Nanticoke Powwows. She was an animal lover and is survived by her constant canine companion Benji.

Joyce is survived by two sons, Gary B. Jackson (Jo Ann) and Kim T. Jackson (Terri); one daughter, Katrina Johnson (Jeff); and one brother, Roger Clark, all of Millsboro. She also leaves behind seven grandchildren: Amberly Jackson, Kandice Twilley, Gary B. Jackson II, Kim T. Jackson II, Justin Timmons, Dustin Timmons and Jackson Taylor; as well as 17 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 21, at Watson Funeral Home and Crematorium, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where the viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Harmony Cemetery.

Visit Joyce’s Life Memorial webpage and sign her online guestbook at



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