Helping Families and Friends Honor Their Loved One

Joyce Ella Robinson “Tinker”, age 67

Joyce Ella Robinson “Tinker” went to be with her heavenly father at the age of 67 on January 29, 2023 at Springhill Baptist in North Little Rock. She was born on November 12, 1955 in Brinkley, Arkansas to the late Jefferson Davis and Ruthie Neil Henderson. She was a 1974 Honor graduate of Cabot High School.

She is preceded in death by her older brothers Jeff, Larry, and Mike Henderson.

Joyce leaves behind her two sons Mike Nickles and Jasper (Tina) Robinson; grandchildren Spencer and Micah Nickles; step grandchildren Katelyn, Lexi, Johnathan and Julian; great-granddaughter Lynleigh Ann Michelle Goodman, Weston, Brentley and Kendall, and not to mention the “Oh So Many” adopted children and grandchildren and extended family members and friends.

Joyce was a wonderful, devoted mother to so many. She was always there and present for us all. She was also feisty, vivacious, and full of spunk. Joyce is so very loved and will be missed terribly, but never forgotten. A warrior, A nurturer and a friend to us all. We will miss you Tinker.

Visitation will be Thursday February 9, 2023 from 5-7 PM in the Chapel at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Joyce’s Online Guestbook is available at:


  • Mandy Millsaps Posted February 10, 2023 2:05 PM

    Tinker was an amazing lady!!! She will be forever missed by many. I’m just happy that God put her in my life when He did. I love you.

  • Brittany Agust Posted April 16, 2023 10:00 PM

    I am so blessed I got the chance to know tinker she was such full of life and gave advice when u needed it like she was Yoda I have so many great memories of her she was fearless, Smart and loved her family and friends so much I will truly miss her forever she was the best parts of my teen years took me to my drivers test when my dad couldn’t I told her I was so nervous and she looked at me and said u got this kid and even tho I didn’t pass she was positive and said ull pass it next time cuz now uk what to expect. She never put me down she always looked at the good in people ur such a beautiful soul and I don’t want to say good bye so ima say see you later mamma tinker

Sign Guestbook

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

A Natural State Funeral Service & Crematory