Mayor of Horwich: 2001-02, 2012-13 (Labour)
Born Joyce Brooks. Lived in Horwich since 1969.
Ran a clothes shop in Hindley and a farm with her husband David.
Served as Deputy Leader of Horwich Town Council and as member for Horwich North East on Bolton Council.
Her great-uncle John Brooks was Mayor of Farnworth 1950-51.
Mother-of-three and grandmother of four.
Her daughter, Nichola, was Mayoress in 2001-02.
Cllr Jean Gillies was Mayoress in 2012-13.