Joy E. (Pope) Smolinski, 82, resident of Mt. Clemens, Mich., died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013.
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She was born June 20, 1931 in Cynthiana, Ky., to the late Turley and Anna Mary (Toll) Pope, and was preceded in death by siblings Edgar, William and Ira T. Pope, and Amo Henderson.
Survivors include: her husband, Bob; children, Sue (Daniel) Schaffer, David Peshlakai and Shawna (Robert) Penn; stepsons, Bob Smolinski Jr. and Ken Smolinski; siblings, Mary Sue Coppage, Helen Mitchell, Cordelia Bennett, Henry and George Pope; and eight grandchildren.
She was a retired school teacher from the Mount Clemens school district, a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Roseville, Mich. and a 1952 college graduate of Georgetown College.
Harold W. Vick Funeral Home, Inc., Mt. Clemens, Mich., was in charge of arrangements.
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140 South Main Street
Mount Clemens, MI 48043
Published in The Cynthiana Democrat on Dec. 5, 2013