Joyce Sizemore Quinn

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Joyce Sizemore Quinn
AIKEN, SC - Joyce
Sizemore Quinn passed away peacefully at her home in Aiken, SC, surrounded by loving family, on Tuesday, March 17, 2015.
Mrs. Quinn was born May 11, 1930, in Buffalo, SC, the 4th of six children born to George Von Sizemore and Annie Lou Hall Sizemore. She was the widow of James
Edward (Nay) Quinn, to whom she was married for 58 years.
She was lovingly known as Mamoo by her family, and is survived by four children: Mitch Quinn (Katie) of Raleigh, NC; Susan Q Sand (Paul) of Aiken, SC; Carolyn Q Nichols (Curtis) of Aiken, SC; and Jo Ann Quinn. Grandchildren are Jimmy Reynolds, Jeannie Nichols Hixon (Doug), Michael Nichols, Melissa Reynolds James, Caitlin Sand, Simon Quinn, Bridget Quinn. Great grandchildren Jacob Day, Brooke Day, Myra James.
Mrs. Quinn enjoyed friendships with a wide variety of people. She was very proud of having moved to Aiken in the early 1950s, making their first home here in Robbins Trailer City. She developed her skills as a seamstress, working for years at the S. R. Skinner garment plant in New Ellenton, where she made many lifelong friends. In later years, she did alterations in her home for people in all walks of life. She was especially proud of her friendships with numerous law enforcement officers, and people she had seen grow up and become prominent Aikenites. A favorite pasttime was making satin scarves for her Elvis Tribute Artist friends to hand out in their shows.
She loved music and entertainers, especially Elvis Presley. In honor of her love for Elvis Presley and for all children, if you wish to make a memorial donation please do so to (Elvis's favorite charity) by calling 800-805-5856 or online at
A celebration of her life will be held Friday, March 20th at 3 PM, at Shellhouse-Rivers Funeral Home. Visitation will follow the service, at the funeral home. Interment will be private afterwards.
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Shellhouse-Rivers Funeral Home, Inc. - Aiken
715 East Pine Log Road
Aiken, SC 29803
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Mar. 19, 2015
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