MARYVILLE, TENN. — PARKER – Joyce V., 96, Maryville, Tenn., formerly of Johnstown, went home to be with her Lord Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at a local health care facility. Daughter of Thomas Gladstone and Edna (Boyle) Watkins. Preceded in death by parents; husband of 54 years, Richard James; stepson, Richard Dean; grandson, Gerald Wayne Coughenour; brother, Tommy Watkins; and sister, Kathryn Taylor. Survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Gary Bonner, Maryville; and Betty and Don Coughenour, Knoxville; sister, Shirley Chamberlain, Winona Lake, Ind.; sister-in-law, Lois Watkins, Tavares, Fla.; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Joyce had a lovely alto voice and was part of a trio called The Harmony’s Three. They sang on the radio and at many civic programs in Johnstown. Former member of Riverside Grace Brethren Church of Johnstown, where she was an active member. Joyce and her husband shared the joy of camping. She cherished her family, and was a faithful prayer warrior. She loved to read Christian novels. Member of Sevier Heights Baptist Church, Knoxville. Private service with interment will be held at Richland Cemetery, Johnstown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Joyce’s memory to Knox Area Rescue Ministries, P.O. Drawer 3310, Knoxville, Tenn. 37927-3310. Arrangements by George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville. Online condolences may be sent to email@example.com.
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Jerry Sheldon Berkebile
BERKEBILE – Jerry Sheldon, 83, Johnstown, passed away April 17, 2014, at Presbyterian Home, Johnstown.
Phyllis J. Burkhard
BURKHARD – Phyllis J., 71, Johnstown, passed away April 16, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
FABRIZIO – John, 88, Geistown, died April 18, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.
Homer E. Hillegas
HILLEGAS – Homer E., 94, Tionesta, Pa., formerly of Central City and Parma, Ohio, died April 14, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Shippenville, Pa.
Florence R. Homer
HOMER – Florence R., 88, Clearfield, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
Ronald Glenn Lester
LESTER – Ronald Glenn, 81, Lebanon, formerly of Sidman, died April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.
LISINA – Edward, 81, Johnstown, died April 18, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
TRIPODI – Rose Mary (Delegram), 66, Culpeper, Va., formerly of Cresson, died April 17, 2014, at home.
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
ANDREWS – Zachary Gordon Alan, 21, Johnstown, was called home April 13, 2014.
Ray H. Clites
CLITES – Ray H., 93 , Westmont, died April 12, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Beverly J. Hoover
HOOVER – Beverly J., 75, Johnstown, was received into heaven April 16, 2014.
Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
KUHAR – Joseph Samuel Jr. “Joey,” 64, passed away April 11, 2014, at home, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles M. Lambert
LAMBERT – Charles M., 87, Central City, passed away April 14, 2014, at home.
Betty L. Lydic
LYDIC – Betty L., 88, Johnstown, died April 15, 2014, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber.
Stella A. Ponchek
PONCHEK – Stella A., 92, East Conemaugh, died April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
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