MARYVILLE, TENN. — PARKER – Joyce V., 96, Maryville, Tenn., formerly of Johnstown, went home to be with her Lord Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at a local health care facility. Daughter of Thomas Gladstone and Edna (Boyle) Watkins. Preceded in death by parents; husband of 54 years, Richard James; stepson, Richard Dean; grandson, Gerald Wayne Coughenour; brother, Tommy Watkins; and sister, Kathryn Taylor. Survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Gary Bonner, Maryville; and Betty and Don Coughenour, Knoxville; sister, Shirley Chamberlain, Winona Lake, Ind.; sister-in-law, Lois Watkins, Tavares, Fla.; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Joyce had a lovely alto voice and was part of a trio called The Harmony’s Three. They sang on the radio and at many civic programs in Johnstown. Former member of Riverside Grace Brethren Church of Johnstown, where she was an active member. Joyce and her husband shared the joy of camping. She cherished her family, and was a faithful prayer warrior. She loved to read Christian novels. Member of Sevier Heights Baptist Church, Knoxville. Private service with interment will be held at Richland Cemetery, Johnstown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Joyce’s memory to Knox Area Rescue Ministries, P.O. Drawer 3310, Knoxville, Tenn. 37927-3310. Arrangements by George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville. Online condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Rosalie Augusta (Miller) Beatty
BEATTY – Rosalie Augusta (Miller), 87, Tire Hill, died peacefully May 20, 2013, at Conemaugh Memorial Palliative Care Unit.
Richard L. DelSignore
DelSIGNORE – Richard L., 87, Upper Yoder, died May 20, 2013, at home.
Emma Jean (Blough) Harrison
HARRISON – Emma Jean (Blough), 85, Crossville, Tenn., formerly of Johnstown, died May 18, 2013, at home.
HILL – Josephine, 93, Johnstown, died May 20, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Thomas G. Kimmel
KIMMEL – Thomas G., 88, Maple Ridge, died May 20, 2013, at home.
Pete J. Piemonte
PIEMONTE – Pete J., 77, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013, at Largo Medical Center, Largo, Fla.
Daniel James Steele
STEELE – Daniel James, 61, Mundys Corner, formerly of Michigan, passed away May 20, 2013.
STOFKO – Mary, 89, Johnstown, died May 19, 2013, at Arbutus Park Manor.
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- District Deaths May 21, 2013
Lois K. Bunnell
BUNNELL – Lois K., 98, a resident of Colonial Courtyard in Clearfield, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Eleanor E. Henning
HENNING – Eleanor E., 82, Johnstown, passed away May 19, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Mary Ann Luprek
LUPREK – Mary Ann, 70, Geistown, died peacefully May 19, 2013, at Windber Hospice surrounded by family.
James C. Martin
MARTIN – James C., 69, South Fork, died May 20, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Dorothy J. Mock
MOCK – Dorothy J., 83, Windber, died May 19, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Mark Eldon Moyer
MOYER – Mark Eldon, 92, Davidsville, went home to the Lord May 18, 2013, at his home.
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Rillie Lee Mattson
MATTSON – Rillie Lee, beloved wife, mother and friend, passed away peacefully in her sleep May 5, 2013.
Walter H. Streilein
STREILEIN – Walter H., 89, Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Dunnellon, Fla., passed away May 17, 2013, at Friendship Village, Columbus, Ohio.
Hedy M. Shaffer
SHAFFER – Hedy M., 69, Windber, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
George J. Batovich
BATOVICH – George J., 67, Nanty Glo, died May 18, 2013, at home.
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