Carolyn “Joy” Joyce Kinder thumbnail

Carolyn "Joy" Joyce Kinder

September 15, 1935 - November 15, 2015

Carolyn “Joy” Joyce Kinder of Kinston, NC, formerly of Springfield, died at 1:15 pm, Thursday, November 12, 2015 at her home. She was born September 15, 1935, in Sesser, Illinois to William A. and Gladys M. Stearns Gray. She married Merrill J. Kinder on November 29, 1953 and he preceded her in death on June 2, 2003.

Also preceding her in death are one sister, Patricia Gharst and one great granddaughter, Alayna Bush.
Surviving are her three daughters, Karen (Dan) Shields of Springfield, Kathy (Mike) Bruce of Springfield, and Beth (Tom) Mann of Kinston, NC; five grandsons, Thomas (Jennifer) Mann, Charles W. Mann, Ryan (Stacy) Bush, Michael (Kristina) Bush, and Stephen (Stephanie) Shields; three great grandchildren; one sister, Jane (John) Nelson of Okawville; one brother, David B. (Rose) Gray of O’Fallon, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Joy retired from Charles Foster Staffing, working as a bookkeeper for 10 years. She was also formerly an employee of the Springfield Park District and Jewish Community Center in Charleston, SC.

Visitation: 10 am -12 pm, Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 12 pm, Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Sharon Treptow officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Time: 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Oak Hill Cemetery - Palmyra

Address:

Palmyra, IL 62674

Map


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association


Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Carolyn "Joy"'s life by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

 

Leave a Condolence

 
6