Joyce is the second wife to Reggie Jackson. When Reggie and his first wife Pantjiti were alive, the three would work and laugh together. Pantjiti and Joyce would help Reggie with the fill in on his work, Reggie having completed the design and the story elements. Joyce now lives between Jameson and Wanarn where she sometimes goes for respite care. She works with Papulankutja Artists through the outreach program that is run there.