Joyce Sayers, 69, Kirksville, formerly of Meadville, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at University Hospital, Columbia.
Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013, in Mt. Zion Cemetery, south of Humphreys, Rev. Rex Leppin officiating. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home, Brookfield, with the family receiving friends from 1-2 p.m.
Memorials to Mt. Zion Cemetery may be left at or mailed to the funeral home at P.O. Box 496, Brookfield, Mo. 64628.
Joyce Gayle was born September 5, 1943, in Venice, Calif., daughter of Lester and Lois (May) Sayers.
Survivors include one brother and sister-in-law, Ronald and Charlotte Sayers, Meadville; three sisters, Lorrine Spalding, Odessa, Corrine Tevis, Seneca, Kan., and Donna June Dowell, State of Tennessee; and longtime caregiver and friend, Rhoda Ellen Tomich, Kirksville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers-in-law, Darrell Spalding, Clarence Tevis and Meredith Dowell.