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Joyce Mae Wood

July 3, 1928 December 14, 2012
Joyce Mae Wood
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Obituary for Joyce Mae Wood

Joyce Mae Wood, 84, a lifelong resident of Oxford, died Friday December 14, 2012 following a lengthy illness. She is survived by two daughters, Kay Smith and Susan Stephenson (Martin) of Oxford; brother Dean Shaw of Ocala, Florida; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband George.

Joyce was employed as an office nurse by Dr. Owen Henry for over 25 years. Fond of and active in music circles and choirs all of her life, she was very involved in the Oxford United Methodist Church as well as conference and district work. She sang in the church choir, played in the bell choir, taught Sunday school and was coordinator for the Stephen Ministry Program. She was much loved by the many persons she came in contact with.

A memorial service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, 39 W. Burdick, Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 11:30 AM. Family and friends may gather at the funeral home Tuesday 5-8 PM and Wednesday beginning at 10:30 AM. A luncheon will follow at the Oxford United Methodist Church, 21 E. Burdick, Oxford. Memorials may be made to the church.

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