Moores Chapel
206 West Center St.
Fayetteville, AR 72701


Joyce Behl

February 19, 1930 - September 26, 2013

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Joyce Behl, age 83, of Fayetteville, passed over to her Lord and Savior September 26, 2013, after a short illness, at Washington Regional Medical Center. She was born February 19, 1930 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, the daughter of Arthur Clyde Hart and Opal Weir Hart.

She was a lifelong member of Mt. Comfort Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her beloved husband of 61 years, Aaron “Bud” Behl, Jr., two brothers, Dale Hart and Charles Hart and two sisters, Carolyn Johnson and Bonnie Guin.

She is survived by her two daughters, Susan Carol Thomas and her husband, Mike, of Fayetteville and Linda Kay Behl also of Fayetteville; four grandchildren, Mark Thomas of Bentonville, Hannah Thomas of Fayetteville, Rachael Hinton and her husband Jim of Akron, Ohio and Robin Rhoades of Tulsa, Oklahoma; three great-grandchildren, McKenzie Thomas, Nicole Hinton, Jack Hinton and great-granddaughter to be Sydney and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., Sunday, September 29, 2013 at Moore’s Chapel in Fayetteville. A funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m., Monday at Mt. Comfort Presbyterian Church with interment in Mt. Comfort Cemetery following the service.

A short gathering of family and friends will follow in the Fellowship Hall across from the church.

Memorials may be made to the Mt. Comfort Cemetery Association, c/o James Spears, 6236 Wedington Dr., Fayetteville, AR 72704.