Joyce M. Cole
1951 - 2020
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Joyce M. Cole

Born: April 10, 1951; in Sycamore, IL

Died: June 9, 2020; in Paragould, AR

Joyce M. Cole, 69, of Sycamore died peacefully on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 in her sleep in Paragould, AR.

She was born April 10, 1951 in Sycamore. The daughter of Carl A. and Wilna "Sis" B. Nelson.

Joyce was receptionist at the DeKalb Clinic, retiring after many years of service. She enjoyed reading, taking vacations with her daughter- Kristy, and playing with her dogs. She loved spending time with them and her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Kristy Holtzman, sister, Jean Smith, 2 nephews, Kevin (Kim) Smith of DeKalb and Michael Smith of Genoa. Also, Michael's son, Johnathan.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl A. and Wilna "Sis" B. Nelson and also her brother-in-law, John A Smith.

Her walk through visitation will be on Wednesday, June 24th from 4:00-7:00 PM at the Butala Funeral Home, 1405 DeKalb Ave, Sycamore. A private service will be held on Thursday and burial will be at the Elmwood Cemetery in Sycamore.

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Published in Daily-Chronicle on Jun. 23, 2020.
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June 28, 2020
So sorry honey! Let God guide your steps! Love you!
Theresa Ebert
Family
June 26, 2020
She was a kind hearted person! She will be missed by all who knew her! Heaven definitely gained with her passing.
Marvin Helton
Friend
June 25, 2020
I remember your Mom as a sweet, gentle person. She would do anything to help anyone. She was a great co-worker. I will always remember the smile on her face. And I know how much you and your Mom were so close. I want you to enjoy all the wonderful memories you two have shared over the years. I know she will forever be in your heart. I haven't been able to see you or Mom or you since I moved away from Waterman. Wishing you peace and comfort. May the Good Lord hold you in His loving arms.
Jo Ann Ward
Coworker
June 24, 2020
Joyce had such a good heart, it was wonderful to see the closeness she had with Kristy and how she loved the dogs. She will be missed by many. Rest in God's arms.
Jan Yates
Friend
June 24, 2020
If I can say one thing I remember about Joyce is she was always smiling and laughing. I can still hear her laugh to this day and see her smile. She was nice to everybody. Kristy, I know you two were very close and you took great care of her. Hang onto the good memories forever.
Meredith Orstead
Coworker
June 24, 2020
Im so sorry for your loss. Joyce was a great lady!! You are in our prayers!
Brandi Cook
Friend
June 24, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will remember the smiles and giggles most of all.
Shirley and Shelby Stanley
Friend
June 24, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. I am praying for you! I Keep all your special memories tucked away in your heart. Sorry I can not be there for you. Hang in tbere!
Jenny Mault
Coworker
June 24, 2020
Joyce was so amazing. She had a heart of gold. She took me and my kids on as her own, and for that I will be forever grateful. My girls loved getting birthday and Christmas cards from her every year.
She was always someone I could turn to, for anything, and she was always willing to give of herself and her time. She will be surely missed.
Erin Zilinski
Friend
June 23, 2020
Sorry to hear about your mom. She was a great neighbor and friend !
Ruth wesenberg
Friend
June 22, 2020
Sorry for your loss. Prayers to you throughout these difficult times. Cherish all your wonderful memories together.
Janet Forrest
Coworker
June 22, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Jean and Kristy. Cliff and Sandy Milton
Cliff and Sandy Milton
Family
June 21, 2020
Kristy, I'm very sorry about the loss of your mom. I remember all the Nancy Drew books that Joyce had. I think that influenced me to be such an avid reader throughout my life. She will be missed.
Sharon Lyon
Family
June 21, 2020
Kristy & Jean,
Joyces unexpected passing seems hard to grasp. My hope for you is to savor the memories she left behind knowing she is resting in Gods hands and is now in company of her parents and other family members.
May the Peace of God be with both of you and your family now and in the days ahead.
Pat Smith
Friend
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