Joyce F. Brownfield, 77, of Barnesville, passed away on Monday, July 2, 2018, at Emerald Pointe Nursing and Rehab. She was born on April 15, 1941 in Barnesville, to the late Victor Clayton and Myrtle Ellen (Wylie) Rowley.

She loved her family and watching her grandchildren and great-grandchildren grow up. Joyce and Woody were former owners of Woody's Restaurant.

In addition to her parents, Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Byron D. "Woody" Brownfield on Feb. 8, 2018; two sisters, Linda Rowley and Vicki J. Ackerman; and a brother, Robert Rowley.

Joyce is survived by a son, Byron Keith (Debra) Brownfield of St. Clairsville; two daughters, Debra (Greg) Wise of Bethesda and Penny (Keel) Christman of Barnesville; seven grandchildren, Jeff Wise, Beth Dennis, Tyler Brownfield, Meredith Maloney, Trent Brownfield, Hannah Smith, and Mallory Christman; six step-grandchildren, Rick Phillips, Amanda Phillips, Joe Phillips, Maranda Gramlich, Aaron Lucas, and Alisah Lucas; 14 great-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Judy (Bill) Gibson of Barnesville and Lois (Tom) Hart of The Villages, Fla.; sister-in-law, Sandra Boulet; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Saturday, July 7, 2018, at the Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral home, 319 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, with her grandson, Pastor Jeff Wise officiating. Burial followed in the Stillwater Friends Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Joyce's memory to Stonerise at Home and Hospice, 68150 Bayberry Drive, St. Clairsville, OH 43950; or to consider becoming an organ donor in honor of her grandson, Tyler Brownfield who has received the gift of life. To send a note of condolence, visit or follow us on Facebook.