|Birth: ||Sep. 26, 1926|
|Death: ||Jan. 29, 1992|
Joyce Eileen Coble passed away Saturday, September 26, 1992 at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Wichita. She was 66 years of age. Joyce was born on January 29, 1926 at Moline to Elmer William and Nora Belle Oliver Sheel. She attended Harmony Rural School east of Moline and graduated from Moline High School in 1943. Joyce worked at the Elk Falls Post Office as well as the Sharp Abstract and Title in Howard, and later worked for the Elk County Engineer's office for several years.
On March 14, 1954 she married Glenn Coble and to this union was born a son, Van and a daughter, Jill. After their marriage, Joyce and Glenn lived in Howard for a few months, before moving to a farm north of Severy. In the fall of 1956, they moved to their current home in Moline where they remained throughout her lifetime.
In addition to being a loving wife and mother, Joyce worked at several businesses in the Moline community. She was employed at the Elk Manor Nursing Home, sold Avon products for several years, and worked in the DeWate Drug Store and Bennett's Corner Store in downtown Moline.
Joyce was a former member of the Elk County Extension Council and was active in the Southern Belles EHU. She was a member of the Mother's Club of Moline, the Music and Literary club and was active in the Moline City Library Board. Joyce enjoyed helping at the Moline Senior Center and the Moline Pride organization. She was a member of the Moline United Methodist Church and was active in the UMW.
Joyce is survived by her husband, Glenn, a son Van Coble, his wife Jeannette and a grandson Zachary, of Winfield, a daughter Jill Coble of Bartlesville, OK, and two aunts, Ina Buchele and Opal Sheel of Moline.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 29, 1992 at the Moline United Methodist Church with Rev. LaDonna Carey of Moline and Rev. Dois Nix of Sedan officiating.
The honorary casket bearers were Mike Bellar, Carl Coble, Hal Coble and Carl Sheel. Interment was held in Moline Cemetery. Memorials have been established with the Moline Medical Clinic and the Moline United Methodist Church. Contributions can be left with the funeral home. The funeral arrangements were made with the Zimmerman Funeral Home of Howard.
(Thanks given to 'Cuz Dan D. by Max)
Elmer William Sheel (1899 - 1974)
Nora Belle Oliver Sheel (1902 - 1990)
Maintained by: Max
Originally Created by: Del Huggins
Record added: May 28, 2007
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