Joyce Clara Trager of Waldron, Arkansas passed from this life, Wednesday, January 23, 2019 in Little Rock, Arkansas surrounded by her loving family. Joyce was born August 9, 1938 in Traverse City Michigan to Willard Cook and Marie (Burkett) Cook. She was 80 years 5 months and 14 days old.
Joyce was married to the love of her life, Douglas Trager. Together they raised a family, enjoyed being grandparents and loved spending time with all their loved ones. Joyce was retired from the medical field and from being a real estate agent. When she was able Joyce loved to work in her flowers, go fishing, watch the birds and just being outside surrounded by trees and nature.
Joyce leaves behind to cherish her memory, her loving husband Doug of the home, two daughters: Theresa Lovett of Waldron, Arkansas and Nicole Trager of Jonesboro, Arkansas and one son, Christopher D. Trager of Waldron, Arkansas. She is also survived by two brothers: Thomas Cook and James Cook both of Traverse City, Michigan as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Joyce will be missed by all that knew her and the many whose lives she impacted including a host of extended family, friends and loved ones dear to her heart.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, Willard and Marie Cook, one son, Benjamin Trager and one grandson, Bobby D. Mays.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements and cremation are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Waldron, Arkansas.