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Joyce M. Winters

July 30, 1937 September 26, 2017
Joyce M. Winters
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Obituary for Joyce M. Winters

Joyce M. Winters, 80, of Eldorado, passed away on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at her residence.

Joyce was born in Harvey, IL on July 30, 1937 to the late Lloyd Everett and Margaret (Anderson) Markwell. She worked as a hospital assistant and she was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Raleigh where she taught Sunday school and was an active member of the church.

On September 7, 1985 she married James E. Winters and he preceded her in death on March 26, 2013. She is survived by her son, retired Senior Master Sargent from the Air Force, Douglas and his wife Peggy Keller of Lexington Park, MA. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. And several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers: Bill Markwell and David Markwell and a sister Joan Hydo.

Funeral services for Joyce will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the Grace Baptist Church in Raleigh. Burial will be in Lindale Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 29, 2017 from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at the Watson Funeral Home in Eldorado and from 12:00 PM until service time at the church on Saturday.

Memorials in her memory may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois and envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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