Joyce Aundra Abney, 79, passed away Friday, October 20, 2023, at her daughter’s home in Potosi. She was born Monday, March 27, 1944, in Bunker Missouri, to the late Clifford and Thelma (Strange) Reese. Joyce was a member of the Esther Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, Joyce was preceded in death by her siblings, Denver, Jimmy, Michael, Jerry Reese; Josephine (Donald) Dunn and Shelia (Bill) South; and her forever fur baby Pixie.
Joyce had a caring heart for animals, especially her grand fur babies, she also enjoyed feeding the hummingbirds but most importantly was her love for her daughters, granddaughter, and great grandson. She will always be remembered as a loving mom, mother-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friends.
Joyce is survived by her two daughters, Roberta (Larry Day) House and Greta (Gary) Schauer; granddaughter, Lexie (Brent) Dobas; great grandson, Rhett Dobas along with many friends and family that survive. Joyce will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved her.
A memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2023, from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm at C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Desloge. A private burial will be held at a later date at Three Rivers Cemetery in Farmington. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in honor of Joyce to Coalition for Animal Rescue and Education or the Farmington Pet Adoption Center.
Arrangements are under the direction of C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Desloge.