Emma Joyce Pevey, 81, passed peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008 at St. Elizabeth, Beaumont.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, Dec. 27,  at 6 p.m., at Claybar Funeral Home with the Rev. Danny Gilliam of McDonald Memorial Baptist Church officiating. A graveside service will be held Sunday, Dec. 28 at 3 p.m., at Zavalla Cemetery in Zavalla.

Visitation will begin at 4:30 p.m., Saturday, at the funeral home, and resume after the service.

Mrs. Pevey was born Sept. 26, 1927 in Zavalla, to Denzil and Lessie (Poland) Stuart. She retired from Firestone as an office assistant and was a member of McDonald Memorial Baptist Church. She loved to dance, play dominoes and cards, and was an excellent seamstress and cook. She also loved working in the garden and travelling. Emma Joyce cherished her time with family and friends, and especially sharing precious moments and laughter with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Pevey was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Percy Ray Pevey, and her brother Duel Ray Stuart.

She is survived by her husband, Phillip A. Webb Sr.; daughter, Verniece Pevey Browning and husband, Elgin; son, Dwain Pevey and wife, Betsy; brother, James Edward Stuart and wife, Bobbie; stepsons, Phillip A. Webb Jr. and wife, Karen and Kevin Webb; stepdaughter, Teena Reynolds and husband, Keven; grandchildren, Stefanie Goldsmith, Michael Pevey and wife, Lucretia, Amanda DeLeon and husband, Robbie, LaTricia Pevey Powell and husband, Ryan, Casey Pevey Pope and husband, Adam; step-grandchildren, Dean Webb, Dylan and Ryan Reynolds; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Goldsmith, Kinlee Rider, Ryan, Layne, and Slayden Pevey, Keileigh Journeay, Samantha Pevey, Joshua Powell, and Ethan Pope.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Sallier, Randy and Jimmy Stuart, Bob Pevey, and Manuel DeLeon.