Born and raised in Elizabethtown, KY, Joy is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a degree in education and has taught elementary and middle school in Kentucky and Georgia. Growing up in a 1920s Prairie-style home, Joy has always had an appreciation for historic districts and classic architecture. Joy and her husband Ed relocated to Jacksonville in 1999 and immediately fell in love with the beautiful homes and neighborhood feel of Riverside Avondale. As a Realtor, Joy specializes in homes in Jacksonville’s historic areas. She has served as the Chair for the RAP Tour of Homes seven times, most recently in 2017.