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“Lynn and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Sylvia Smith - Easley, SC

“Lynn, So Sorry to hear about Joy's death and your health problems, My prayers are with you and your family.Carol Webb ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Carol Webb - Anderson, SC

“Kristy and familySo sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. My thoughts are with you during these difficult days. I enjoyed working with you with...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Talley West Sowell - Easley, SC

“"Gracious" is a term often used carelessly, but it applies fully to Joy. She was a lovely lady, always smiling and full of life. It is such a...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Harvey - Easley, SC

“Very sorry for your loss! Your old pharmacist friend. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: William Henry sr - Westminster, SC

“Lynn, Kristi, and Karil, I am so sorry to read of Joy's death. She was always so sweet and pleasant. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Jean Thomas - Clemson, SC

“Karil & family- I've told you before that we had the pleasure of meeting Joy in the role of realtor when we were buying a house. I will always...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Susan Barker - Seneca, SC

“Our condolences.Linda and Doyce GrahamClemson, SC ”
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“Karil, May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Joanie Miller - Central, SC

Joy S. HarwellSeneca, SC

Joy Summers Harwell, 82, died August 14, 2016 at AnMed Health Center.

Joy was the loving wife of R. Lynn Harwell for 61 years.

Born in Frederick, Oklahoma, Joy was the daughter of the late Earl C. and Wanda May Summers. Joy was a longtime realtor with ReMax Foothills and served as a PastPresident of the Tri County Board of Realtors. Prior to her career in real estate not only did she balance being the loving mother of three children, she was a great partner with her husband in their commercial farming business. Among her many responsibilities she drove the farm tractor, grain truck and assisted with anything that needed to be done. Joy truly lived her name by sharing the gift of hospitality while enjoying gardening, playing the piano, watching birds, cooking and decorating. She was a longtime member of Clemson First Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to her husband of the home are two daughters, Kristy Lyn Harwell of Seneca and Karil Harwell Tyler and husband Herb of Clemson; brother, Jerry M. Summers of Centennial, Colorado; and grandchildren, Michael Lynn and ChristopherScott Tyler.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her son, Kurt Summers Harwell;grandson, David Allen Tyler and her brother, Earl P. Summers.

Memorial services will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, August 21, 2016 in the chapel of Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, Central, and the family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the S.C. Botanical Gardens, Attn:  Donations, 150 Discovery Lane, Clemson, SC 29634-0174.

Condolences may be expressed online at or at thefuneral home.