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Joyce Tolson

February 19, 1928 — November 10, 2017

Joyce Tolson

Morton - Joyce Tolson, 89, of Morton, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017, at Hopedale Nursing Home, in Hopedale, Ill. Joyce was born Feb. 19, 1928, in Petersburg, Ind., to Thomas and Evelyn (Armstrong) Goodrid. She married Robert Tolson on Nov. 13, 1945 in Indianapolis, Ind. He preceded her in death on Nov. 22, 2005. She was also preceded in death by one brother.
Surviving are her children, one son, Tom Tolson of Mackinaw; one daughter, Debbie (Phil) Daniel of Morton; four grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
Joyce was a secretary at Morton Buildings; retiring in 1989.
She was a den mother when their son was a Cub Scouts and a Brownie leader when their daughter was in Girls Scouts. Joyce was an area representative for Youth for Understanding for 12 years, and was instrumental in starting a youth council in Morton and served as chairman of the Advisory Board for eight years. In 1973, she was named Jaycees Distinguished Citizen of the year.
Joyce enjoyed cooking, sewing and playing bridge.
Joyce was a member of Morton United Methodist Church, where services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at 11 a.m., with Rev. Gary Feldman officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be in Roberts Cemetery in Morton.

Memorials may be made to Morton United Methodist Church Building Fund.

Visitation

NOV 15. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

Morton United Methodist Church
420 N. Tennessee Ave.
Morton, IL

Service

NOV 15. 11:00 AM (CST)

Morton United Methodist Church
420 N. Tennessee Ave.
Morton, IL
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