Joyce Lawson Adams, 73, of Madison, Miss., and formerly of St. Simons Island, died March 8 at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Miss.

She was a former reading teacher and curriculum consultant at Glynn Middle School.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Memorial Park-Riverside Drive Funeral Home in Gainesville, with the Rev. Jerry Gill officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504, is in charge of the arrangements.