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Joyce J. Zelesket

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Joyce J. Zelesket Obituary
Zelesket, Mrs. Joyce J.; age 81; of Mt. Pleasant; passed away on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Woodland Hospice House near Mt. Pleasant. Joyce was born on June 1, 1932 in Utica, Mississippi, the daughter of Jessie and Willie Tingle Collier. Joyce met Peter in Washington DC while Peter was in the Army at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. They were married on March 11, 1955 in Middleton, Michigan. She was a member of the Rebecca Lodge. She enjoyed antiquing, gardening, and was an avid reader. Joyce loved spending time with her children and great grandchildren. She was proud of her Southern heritage and enjoyed cooking her southern food. Joyce is survived by her husband, Peter of Mt. Pleasant; two children, Richard L. Zelesket of Birch Run and Shari R. Dunham of Delray Beach, Florida; three grandchildren, Tony, Adam, and Melissa; two great grandchildren, Chevy and Henry James; and three sisters, Annette Lovitt of Pachuta, Mississippi, Lucy Ford of Utica, Mississippi, and Carolyn Wicks of Dallas, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents; and sisters, Christine Ault and Lessie Johnson. Funeral Services for Joyce will be held on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 11 a.m. from the Rowley Funeral Home with Gene Beavers officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. and on Monday before the services. Memorial contributions are suggested to Woodland Hospice. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home or through www.rowleyfuneralhome.com “Honoring Traditions, Respecting Change”
Published in Morning Sun on May 17, 2014
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