|Birth: ||Jan. 29, 1936|
|Death: ||Aug. 15, 2009|
PETERSBURG - Joyce Ann Bayless, 73, of Petersburg passed away Saturday, August 15, 2009, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
She was born January 29, 1936, in Jacksonville, the daughter of Robert and Harriett Davis Stribling. She married Larry Bayless on June 23, 1957, in Springfield; he survives.
Mrs. Bayless was a member of Rock Creek Presbyterian Church, past state president of CAR and a 52-year member of DAR She retired after 30 years as a speech therapist teacher.
She is survived by her husband, Larry of Petersburg; five sons, Robert (wife, Sandy) Bayless of Petersburg, Michael Bayless of Calif., John Bayless of Greenfield, Mark (wife, Rashel) Bayless of Sherman and Joe (wife, Raelen) Bayless of Springfield; two daughters, Ann (husband, Dennis) Schmitt of Springfield and Amy Bayless of Petersburg; eight grandchildren, Jacob, Elizabeth, Shelby, Ashley and Ben Bayless, and Zachary, Christine and Chase Schmitt.
Her parents preceded her in death.
Graveside services will be held Thursday, August 20, 2009, at Oakland Cemetery in Petersburg, with Rev. David Daniel officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 19, 2009, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Hurley Funeral Home in Petersburg.
Memorials may be made to Rock Creek Presbyterian Church.
Online memorial messages may be left for the family at www.hurleyfh.com.
Hurley Funeral Home in Petersburg is in charge of the arrangements
Published in The State Journal-Register on 8/17/2009
Created by: Sherry
Record added: Aug 17, 2009
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