Joyce A. Wall, age 77, of West Frankfort, passed away peacefully Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 9:20 a.m. at the Herrin Hospital with her family by her side. She was born February 9, 1935 in Zeigler to A.E. Fox and Margaret (McPherson) Fox. She married Kenneth Gene Wall and they were married for 57 years.
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She is survived by two sons, Larry (Rita) Wall and Brent (Dana) Wall both of West Frankfort; 6 daughters; Sherry Wall, Rita (Bob) Bechelli, Lori (Earl) Halterman, Karen (Tony) Melvin, Janet (James) Holland all of West Frankfort and Vickie Wall of Mooresville, NC. Mrs. Wall is also survived by her many loving grandchildren and great grandchildren and by her sister, Rosemary Homan and husband, John of Zeigler and by her brother-in-law, Gordon (Marilyn)Wall of Trenton, Illinois as well as many nieces and nephews.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Gene, a brother, Bob Fox and a sister, Marilyn Pearson.
She was a member of the Third Baptist Church in West Frankfort. She loved her family very much and will be missed by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at the Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort with Rev. James Kerley officiating. Burial will be in the Tower Heights Cemetery in West Frankfort. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at the funeral home. To sign the guest register visit www.parkerreedyfuneralhome.com.
Parker-Reedy Funeral Home
604 East Main Street
West Frankfort, IL 62896
Published in Daily American News from Oct. 1 to Oct. 3, 2012