ISLAND FALLS – Joyce A. (Brooks) Smith, 73, passed away July 20, 2005, at a Patten nursing care facility. She was born Feb. 23, 1932, in Island Falls, the daughter of Frank and Lucy (Emery) Brooks. Joyce lived her life for her family. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Joyce spent her life showing her family the true meaning of love. There was never anything or anyone who came before her family. She was a good neighbor and friend. Her best memories were of the hours she spent just sitting and talking to friends at her home, sometimes into the night. Joyce is survived and will be sadly missed by her three children, Dianne Browne and husband, Randy, of Oakfield, Darlene McCarthy and husband, Ike, of Sherman, Bob Smith of Island Falls; five grandchildren, Brandy Libby and husband, Travis, of Merrill, Brittany Browne and fiance, Travis Pepin, of Berwick, Carrie Unterreinner and husband, John, of Sherman, Ikey McCarthy of Sherman; and one very special grandson, Cody Browne of Oakfield; six great-grandchildren, Taylor and Danielle Libby of Merrill, Cheyenne and MacKenzie Unterreinner of Sherman, Ethan and Harley Pepin of Berwick. She was also survived by Chad Porter of Limestone, who she loved and cherished as if he were her own grandson. She is survived by one brother, Ted Brooks and wife, Kaye, of Topsham; one sister, Marie Pelkey of Copley, Ohio; one sister-in-law, Frannie Stevens of Freeport; and one brother-in-law, Earl Libby of Lincoln. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Frank, who passed away Feb. 16, 1990; one son, Michael; brothers, Raymond, Reginald and Cecil Brooks; sister, Leona Thorne; and her twin sister, Geneva Doiron; brother-in-law, Gordon Smith; and sister-in-law, Clara Libby. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Friday, at Bowers Funeral Home, Island Falls. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Island Falls, with Fr. Eddy Morin celebrating. Interment will be in the St. Agnes Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be sent to Dianne Browne, 168 Brown Road, Oakfield, ME 04763.