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LTC Joyce Eloise Eslick

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LTC Joyce Eloise Eslick

Birth
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, USA
Death
31 Dec 2010 (aged 81)
Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Burial
Rockwood, Roane County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID
63614674 View Source

Joyce E. Eslick, Lt. Col., U.S. Army, Ret., 81, died December 31, 2010 in Seattle, WA. Born to Lewis and Selma Eslick in Huntsville, AL on August 31, 1929, Joyce moved to Tennessee with her family and graduated from Roane County High School in Kingston. She attended U.T. and received her B.A. at the University of Washington. Joyce joined the WAC as an enlisted person and after attending OCS increased in rank until her retirement as Lt. Col.

Among her many accomplishments, Lt. Col. Eslick was the company commander of the 14th Women's Army Corps Band and the first female liaison officer to the S. Vietnam Women's Army. She served her country in both the Far East and in Europe during war and peace. she received the Bronze Star medal in 1972 and the Joint Services Commendation medal for achievement.

Lt. Col. Eslick is preceded in death by her parents, sister-in-law Jo Eslick, brother-in-law Anthony Keko, and several nieces and nephews.

She is survived by her brother, Gerald Eslick of Lenoir City TN , sister Peggie Keko of Paint Rock TN , niece, Neocca (Lynn) Liles, nephew Peter (Elizabeth) Keko; aunt Mary Jo (Dale) Smith, beloved friend, companion and caretaker of more than 35 years, Clydean McCarn, Seattle, WA, several great nieces, nephews and cousins, her extended family the members of the WAC Band and all the Women of the Army, active and retired, who befriended and supported her during her adult Life and her years of illness.

Funeral 7:30pm Tuesday January 11, 2011 in the Kyker Chapel. Burial 11am Wednesday with Military Honors at the Roane Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:30pm Tuesday at the Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston.

IN MEMORY OF ALL OUR SISTERS

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Joyce E. Eslick, Lt. Col., U.S. Army, Ret., 81, died December 31, 2010 in Seattle, WA. Born to Lewis and Selma Eslick in Huntsville, AL on August 31, 1929, Joyce moved to Tennessee with her family and graduated from Roane County High School in Kingston. She attended U.T. and received her B.A. at the University of Washington. Joyce joined the WAC as an enlisted person and after attending OCS increased in rank until her retirement as Lt. Col.

Among her many accomplishments, Lt. Col. Eslick was the company commander of the 14th Women's Army Corps Band and the first female liaison officer to the S. Vietnam Women's Army. She served her country in both the Far East and in Europe during war and peace. she received the Bronze Star medal in 1972 and the Joint Services Commendation medal for achievement.

Lt. Col. Eslick is preceded in death by her parents, sister-in-law Jo Eslick, brother-in-law Anthony Keko, and several nieces and nephews.

She is survived by her brother, Gerald Eslick of Lenoir City TN , sister Peggie Keko of Paint Rock TN , niece, Neocca (Lynn) Liles, nephew Peter (Elizabeth) Keko; aunt Mary Jo (Dale) Smith, beloved friend, companion and caretaker of more than 35 years, Clydean McCarn, Seattle, WA, several great nieces, nephews and cousins, her extended family the members of the WAC Band and all the Women of the Army, active and retired, who befriended and supported her during her adult Life and her years of illness.

Funeral 7:30pm Tuesday January 11, 2011 in the Kyker Chapel. Burial 11am Wednesday with Military Honors at the Roane Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:30pm Tuesday at the Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston.

IN MEMORY OF ALL OUR SISTERS

http://ninekatztwodogs.tripod.com/id64.html


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