Joyce Dove, age 67 of Vienna, IL passed away July 4, 2017 at home.
She was born December 24, 1949 in Pope County, IL to Arthur Ulysses and Paciencia Miranda Jones. She married Stewart Ray Dove on June 18, 1971 and he preceded her in death on August 10, 2005. Joyce was a retired LPN at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY. Joyce was a caregiver always smiling and enjoying life. She loved family especially her grandchildren.
Joyce is survived by three sons, Rick (Shelly) Dove of Almo, KY, Arthur (Sandy) Dove of Richmond, KY, Michael (Stephanie) Dove of Paducah, KY; three daughters, Laveda (Joe) Ferguson of Rock Hill, SC, Nancy Brown of Nashville, TN, Christina (Heath) Shelton of Bradfordsville, KY: twenty grandchildren, Kyle King, Cody Dove, Kelsey Sanford, Hailey Sanford, Kara Shelton, Abigail Shelton, Emma Shelton, Alex Doctorman, Gregory Brown, Rily Brown, Audrianna Brown, Taylor Bushong, Seth Bushong, Alyssa Ferguson, Amanda Ferguson, Lance Cole, Layken Clark, Ayden Dove, Branson Cole, Sarah Cole; nine great grandchildren; sister, Mary Pointer, Laguna Woods, CA.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was also preceded in death by two grandchildren, John Scott Shelton, Ashly Elizabeth Doctorman; sister, Josphine Swanner; brother, Andy Jones; significant other, Joe Paul Bates.
Funeral service will be 11:00am on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. Visitation will be from 5-8pm on Friday, July 7, 2017 at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at Waltersburg Cemetery. Visit alyfh.com to leave an online condolence.
Memorials may be made to: Lourdes Hospice PO Box 7100 Paducah, KY 42002-9961 or American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718