Joyce Graves

May 17, 2009

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Thursday, May 21, 2009 10:00 am Urbana Church of Christ Christian Union


Wednesday, May 20, 2009 2-4 pm & 6-8 pm

Joyce A. Graves, 67 of Urbana, passed away, Sunday, May 17, 2009 in her residence surrounded by her family and friends.
She was born August 29, 1941 in Urbana, Ohio the daughter of Eugene H. & Anna Lucille (White) Perry.
Joyce was 1959 graduate of Triad High School. She was employed with JWP INC., (Johnson Welded Products Inc.) as an administrative assistant, since 1998.
Joyce was a real sport enthusiast; she enjoyed watching all sports and especially loved watching her grandchildren.
She was involved with card club for the past 15 years and she enjoyed traveling with friends. Most of all she loved the time spent with her family. We are so happy that God chose you to be our mother and grandmother. You will forever be our hero.
She will be sadly missed by, her fiance, Jerry Knotts, her daughters, LuAnn (Rick) Shafer of Springfield & Lori (Randy) Moore of Cable, her sons, Jeff (Lavonna) Graves of Cable & Shawn (Missy) Graves of Cable, her grandchildren, Shane (Shannon) & Jessi Shafer, Adam & Allie Moore, Aaron & Austin Graves and Erika & Britney Graves; her brothers, Edward (Brenda) Perry of Cable & Don (Pam) Perry of Cable, her sisters, Nancy (Daryol) House of Woodstock & Sandy (Ron) Huffman of Cable, Jenny Knotts of Grandview & Jared Knotts of Urbana, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many close friends, including a special friend, Jackie Hayes.
She is preceded in death by her parents and a nephew, Doug Perry.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2009 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME Urbana.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 21, 2009 in the Urbana Church of Christ in Christian Union with Pastors Rev. Dr. David VanHoose and Pastor Tom Amlin officiating. Serving as pall bearers will be her grandchildren, honorary pall bearers, Jenny & Jared Knotts.
Burial will follow in Jenkins Chapel Cemetery Cable.

Memorial contributions may be made in Joyce’s memory to Triad Athletic Department, 7920 Brush Lake Rd. North Lewisburg, Ohio 43060 or to Community Mercy Hospice, 1343 N. Fountain Blvd, Springfield, Ohio 45504.

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