Joycelyn Lea (Boyd) Butler, 72, passed away in Emporia on July 3, 2013.
She was born to Cecil A. and Bernice L. Butler in Melvern on April 29, 1941. She graduated from Neosho Falls High School.
She was employed by H.L. Miller and Sons and later retired from Gates Rubber Company.
She is survived by son Donald and his wife Connie, grandson Derrick and granddaughter Heather; son Rick and his wife Kim, granddaughter Kilea; and son Troy and his wife Adisa; granddaughters Taylor and Alexis; sister Alice Brockhouse and brother Leon Butler.
Joycelyn enjoyed spending time with family, especially her grandchildren, taking bus trips with the Ramblers and quilting.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Cedarvale Cemetery at Neosho Falls. Pastor Farran of the First Christian Church in Humboldt will officiate.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to First Christian Church of Humboldt or Cedervale Cemetery in her honor.
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