Joyce Quigley Twitty passed away on Friday, October 16 2020 at the age of 92. She was the beloved wife of William E. Twitty for 66 years and the devoted mother of Constance Twitty Halphen (Gregory). She was the grandmother of Ross William Halphen, Dr. Marianne Halphen Gelter (Andrew) and Meredith Halphen Marques (James) and the great-grandmother of Benjy Marques, Josephine Marques and Otis Gelter. She is also survived by a brother, Ellis M. Quigley, Jr. (Rosalie), a sister, Lillian Q. Fischer (George) and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ellis M. Quigley, Sr. and Leona B. Quigley and two brothers, Donald M. Quigley (the late Joy) and Van M. Quigley (Patricia). Immensely enjoying gardening, she was a former member of the African Violet Society who cultivated orchids. She also participated in the quilting group for Friends of the Cabildo. Prior to staying home to care for her family, she worked for the United States Federal Government. For their kind and compassionate care, the family wishes to thank the staff of the Algiers Suites and Hospice Specialists of Louisiana.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive in Metairie. The visitation will begin at 10:00 AM. The interment will be in the Chapel of Peace Mausoleum located in Garden of Memories Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to Magnolia Community Services, 100 Central Avenue in New Orleans, LA 70121 are preferred.
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