Joyce LaVonne Thurman, 77, Fulton, Mo., died at the Fulton Nursing and Rehab on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006.
There will be a closed family service. Services are under the direction of the Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton, Mo.
She was born Sept. 28, 1928 in Quimby, the daughter of the late Edwin and Gladys Hartliep. On Oct. 3, 1946, she was untied in marriage to Gordon Thurman who survives at the home.
Joyce worked as a business professional in finance and insurance. She enjoyed fishing, gardening and playing with her grandchildren.
Survivors other than her husband include one son, Merrill Thurman and his wife, Rita, of Fulton; one brother, Thomas Hartliep of Texas; one sister, Billie Martin of Cherokee; two grandchildren, Victoria Thurman-Plybon and her husband Joseph of Fulton and Lee Thurman and his wife Melissa of Hillsboro, Mo.; one great-grandchild, Hayden Thurman; several other relatives and many dear friends,
She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Lee Edgar Thurman, two sisters, Phyllis Corrington and Lois Bjorkgeren and two brothers, Merrill Hartliep and Neil Hartliep.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fulton Nursing and Rehab, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Blvd., Fulton, MO 65251. Condolences may also be sent to the family at email@example.com.