Joyce Nottingham died April 14, 2007, one month shy of her 74th birthday.
She was born in Big Springs, Texas to Alma and Willie Leon Buzbee in 1933.
Mrs. Nottingham retired as head teller from Valley National Bank in Payson. After retirement, she opened an embroidery business in Payson. She was a charter member of the Payson Longhorn Booster Club.
She lived in Payson for 38 years and moved to Tonto Basin two years ago.
She is preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Lafon Konugres.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Jesse Nottingham, and her two children, Dee (Van) Foglesong and Chris (Cherry) Nottingham, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Nottingham home in Tonto Basin with a potluck afterward.
Donations may be made in her name to Hospice in Payson.