Joyce Rhoades

Joyce Marie Rhoades passed away on March 09, 2014 while at home and surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 24, 1941 in Des Moines, Iowa to Wyman and Gladys "Moreland" Davis. On July 9, 1960, she married Melvin Rhoades Jr in Omaha, Nebraska. Joyce adored the people in her life and dearly loved family reunions and spending time with her friends and especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling, and playing games. She worked for 35 years at Indian Peaks Elementary and loved children. She is survived by her children: Patrick (Kathy) Rhoades of Denver, Daniel Rhoades of Longmont, and Kellie (Ray) Loudenburg of Longmont; her brothers: Bill, Buddy and Gary Davis all of Omaha; sisters: Janet Swift of Iowa, JoAnn Barrickman of Omaha, Linda Schrawyer of Omaha, Patti Allender of Douglas, WY, and Marilyn Rhoades of Omaha, as well as numberous other family members and friends. She was a kind and attentive grandmother of Matthew, PJ, Nicholas, Cori and Nicole Rhoades and Zack (MariBeth) and Kelsea Loudenburg as well as a great-grandmother to Erich and Riley Rhoades. Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, husband Melvin Buzz Rhoades Jr., and Brother Robert Davis. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00am on Sat. March 15, 2014 at Carroll-Lewellen Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Joyce's name to the Tiny Tim Foundation or The . Condolences may be shared with the family at

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Carroll-Lewellen Funeral Home
503 Terry Street Longmont, CO 80501

Published in Longmont Times-Call on Mar. 12, 2014