Joyce Bell Hankley (Bartlett), 86, of Galax, Va., passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, at Twin County Regional Hospital.

Ms. Hankley was born in Austinville, Va., on July 1, 1936, to Ben Collins and Ila Amelia Crutchfield Hankley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Lynn Hackler; a brother, Donald Hankley; and sisters-in-law, Ileta Hankley and Garnetta Hankley.

She is survived by a daughter, Kimberly Hargrave of Galax, Va.; sons and daughters-in-law, Ben and Susie Bartlett of Galax, Va., and Tim Bartlett and Stephanie Nicholson of Quaker Hill, Conn.; brother, B.C. Hankley of Galax, Va.; grandchildren and spouses, Kevin (Kristin) Hackler, Caleb Hackler, Brandi (Kenny) Burkhart, Jennifer (Duane) Cockerham, Jessica Bartlett, Justin (Ambyr) Bartlett, Kaitlyn Bartlett (Troy), Dylan Bartlett (Carrie), Shelby (Tommy) Dalton, and Jared (Kiaira) Cochran; and nine great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life service will be held Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, at 5 p.m. in the Vaughan-Guynn Chapel with Pastor Ernie Smith and Pastor Sam Bartlett officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday from 4 p.m. until time for the service at the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be made to God’s Storehouse Soup Kitchen, P.O. Box 81, Galax, VA 24333.

Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home, Galax, Va., is serving the Hankley family.