Elizabeth Joyce- Shreveport Advocate, attorney, author and wife of Shreveport legend Bill Joyce - has passed away at the age of 55 Wednesday.

A statement from her husband Bill and son Jack was released via Moonbot studios.

She made an indelible mark on Shreveport as attorney, and social worker. She never hesitated to help people who were at the most desperate edges of poverty. And she did so with genuine grit, grace and determination. Our family hopes she will be remembered for the work she did with the VOA Lighthouse. For those who wish to honor her memory, we ask that they help carry on her mission to be an advocate for those who are in need.

Along with our friends and family, we are working to bring Elizabeth’s memoir “With Love and Fury: How My Fierce Daughter Taught Me to Live and Die” into publication. To be notified of updates, please sign up on our mailing list athttp://withloveandfury.com

She was a fun woman. Amazingly good company with an easy charm and a rapier wit. She charmed diplomats, fast food workers, presidents, check-out folks at the grocery store, movie stars, captains of industry, and every person she ever met. She got things done in a way that made everyone feel like they had won. She was everything the South and Shreveport could be proud of."

– Bill & Jack Joyce'

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Joyce family this evening.

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