Mrs. Joy Elizabeth Brittain McKaig
July 27, 1965 – October 15, 2019
Joy Elizabeth Brittain McKaig, age 54, passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. She was born on July 27, 1965. She was a 1983 graduate of Fort Payne High School and attended Northeast Community College and Jacksonville State University. Anyone who knew Joy knew of her deep and passionate love for horses, music and her son Alex. Joy attended New Oregon United Methodist Church and had many long time friends. Joy truly loved life. Diagnosed with severe rheumatoid arthritis and losing her right leg to an infection at such a young age, she always kept a positive outlook and found a way to laugh in the midst of her circumstances. Survivors: Son: Kelvin Alexander McKaig; Father: Roy C. Brittain Jr. (Mary); Sister: Jody Lantz (Jeff); Nieces: Erica & Ella Lantz; Nephews: Drew, Michael, & Daniel Lantz; Aunt: Kathleen Owen (Howard); Preceded in death by: Mother: Sandra Hendrix Brittain
Date of Visitation: Friday, October 18, 2019
Visitation Location: Burt Chapel-Fort Payne
Visitation Time: 12:00 PM-2:00 PM
Date of Funeral: Friday, October 18, 2019
Funeral Location: Burt Chapel-Fort Payne
Funeral Time: 2:00 PM
Officiating: Pastor Ian M. Conerly
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I worked with Joy for a while. She was such a wonderful person and so kind.
My deepest sympathies to her family. I'm so very sorry for your loss.
Ed & Betsi Sossaman