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Joyce Smith

Joyce Dean Smith (Mefford)

Saturday, August 7th, 1943 - Saturday, September 28th, 2019
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Joyce Dean Mefford Smith, 76, widow of Lester K. Smith, passed away on Saturday, September 28th, 2019. She was born on August 7th, 1943 in Georgetown, Kentucky, daughter of the late James and Frances (McKinney) Mefford. Joyce was a member of Berea Christian Church. She enjoyed fishing, camping, boating and most of all, spending time with her beloved family. Joyce is survived by two daughters, Karen (Stanley) Gaines and Jackie Owens; six grandchildren, Christopher Mowery, Jesse Gaines, Kimberly Trusty, Jimmy Dean Turner, Mark Gaines and Joycelyn Gaines; fourteen great-grandchildren, Christopher Mowery II, Jayden Cole Mowery, Chloe Gaines, Ayden Gaines, Brandon Soard, Angeline Soard, Madison Soard, Olivia Merideth, Isabella Turner, Julia Gaines, Taylor Gaines, Jamie Pugh, Hunter Pugh and Brittany Pugh; two great-great grandchildren, Layton Centers and Evangeline Centers; three sisters, Lois Jean Smith (Joyce’s twin), Martha Polley and Helen McFadden. In addition to her parents and husband, Joyce was preceded in death by one daughter, Angeline Murphy; one sister, Carolyn Smith; her brother, James Mefford Jr. Visitation will be Monday, September 30th, from 5 to 8pm at Johnson’s Funeral Home, where services will be held on Tuesday at 10:30am with Reverend Chester Palmer officiating. Burial will be in Masonic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Ronnie Martin, Hunter Pugh, Travis Smith, Jimmy Dean Turner, Vernon Baker and Randy Polley. Honorary pallbearers will be Jesse Gaines, Clyde Baker, Samuel Smith, Dale Polley and Ronald Lee Smith Schneider.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, September 30th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Monday, September 30th, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Johnson's Funeral Home
    641 S. Broadway
    Georgetown, Kentucky 40324
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  • Service

    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 | 10:30am
    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 10:30am
    Johnson's Funeral Home
    641 S. Broadway
    Georgetown, Kentucky 40324
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    Reverend Chester Palmer
  • Interment

    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 |
    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
    Masonic Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Stamping Ground, KY 40379
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Mary Tudor

Posted at 09:02pm
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We talked about times at Great Crossing when we were young and dreaming of what life would bring. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with the family and hoping that all the good memories will comfort you in the days ahead.

Oliver Tudor and sister
Mary Tudor

Donna Hoffman

Posted at 10:12am
Ronnie and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers, especially today as you say your goodbyes.
Danny & Donna Hoffman

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