Mrs. Joyce Sanders Leece, age 81, of Brodhead, KY, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2022.
Joyce entered this life on September 23, 1940, in Brodhead, Kentucky a daughter of Thomas A. and Christine Owens Sanders. On February 15, 1962, Joyce was united in marriage to Kenneth Robert Leece, and they shared 60 wonderful years together. Joyce was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and was a member of the Crab Orchard Church of Christ. Her hobbies and interests were hiking and walking and ministering to the residents of the nursing home.
She will be lovingly remembered by her husband: Kenneth Robert Leece; her children: James Edward Leece of Anniston, Alabama, Kenneth Carl Leece of Anniston, Alabama, and Michael Robert Leece of Anniston, Alabama; four grandchildren; Jordie of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Marlie, Avery, and Lexi Mae of Anniston, Alabama; one great-grandchild: Jaden of Bowling Green, Kentucky; her brother: Charles Sanders and his wife Jean of West Chester, Ohio; and her sisters: Loretta Sanders Woodall of Brodhead, Kentucky, and Juanita Sanders Jackson of West Chester Ohio.
Besides her parents Joyce was preceded in death by her brothers: Wade, OT, Russell, Clayton, Cecil, Leroy, JB, Thomas, and Billy Ray; and her sisters Virgie, Hilda, Ruth, Eudell, and Brenda.
A visitation will be held on Friday, March 11, 2022, from 5-7pm. A celebration of life will be Saturday, March 12, 2022, at 11:00 AM at the Marvin Owens Home for Funerals with Danny McKibben officiating.
Interment will follow in the Piney Grove Cemetery.
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