Joyce A. (Atkins) Wright

Born: Wed., Oct. 11, 1944
Died: Sun., Jul. 15, 2018


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MS. JOYCE A. WRIGHT, AGE 73

Ms. Joyce A. Wright, age 73 of Ridgeview Nursing Home, Oblong, IL and formerly of Robinson, IL died Sunday July 15, 2018 at 10:32 AM at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, IN.

Born October 11, 1944 in Chicago, IL she was the daughter of Harry and Lillian Nell (Schereiv) Atkins.

Joyce was a Home Healthcare worker for several years in Taylorville, IL providing health and hospice services.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Marc and Maggie Wright, Ballwin, MO, Todd and Amy Wright, Shelbyville, IL; three daughters and sons-in-law, Christina and David Sankey, Rosedale, IN, Nicole and David Christine, Flat Rock, IL, Andrea and Shawn Gangloff, Robinson, IL; eighteen grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Bobby and Sharon Atkins, Mt. Zion, IL, a sister and brother-in-law, Delores and Jerry Tucker, Decatur, IL along with several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents, an infant son, a brother-in-law, Billy Tucker and her loving cat “Skeeter”.


Cremation Rites will be accorded with Memorial Services to follow Cremation.

Memorial donations may be made to the Residents Activity Fund, Ridgeview Care Center, 413 Ridge Lane, Oblong, IL 62449, with envelopes available at the funeral home.

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Kelvin and Sandy Worker and family
   Posted Mon July 16, 2018
We are saddened to hear of Joyce’s passing!! Your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers!!

Marc Wright
   Posted Tue July 17, 2018
We love and miss you so much right now! Your voice and smile lives inside of me! God bless you Mother!

Moreena Powell
   Posted Thu July 19, 2018
To a woman I have gotten to know over the past year...I will miss you tremendously. I will miss the sparkle in your eyes and your great sense of humor. I will miss our late night talks the most..I know that you are at peace now. My deepest sympathy to your family. Good bye Joyce RIP...I will never forget you!


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