Joyce Bailey


Joyce Bailey, 89, of Shawnee, Kansas, passed away June 16, 2012 at her home. 

She was born July 24, 1922 in Deepwater, Missouri, daughter of Francis and Dora Hudson Tait.  Following her retirement as a secretary with the US Marines, Joyce moved to Sun City, Arizona.  She was a member of the Sweet Adalines, loved to travel, play the organ and was very active in her church. 

Joyce is survived by her daughters, Karol LaLonde and Linda Weber (Vince), five grandchildren; Kendra Murray (Charles), Terra Herzog (Ralph), James Cipra (Taryn), Jamie Weber and Chris Weber (Hilliary) and nine great-grandchildren.


  1. Gene and Susan Murray on June 21, 2012 at 11:58 am

    Love and peace to you all. Joyce will be missed.

  2. Kristi & Mark Cann on June 20, 2012 at 8:16 pm

    Kendra my dear friend-Fond memories of Joyce-really grandma to me. She showed so much love always in my eyes to you which trickled down to me every time I was around. Wonderful woman! Peace to Joyce and the family.

  3. Audrey Nape on June 20, 2012 at 7:50 pm

    Heartfelt sympathetic thoughts for you Karol, and your family members. Sincerely

  4. Joan Schulz on June 20, 2012 at 8:30 am

    Joyce was a dear and treasured friend. I worked with her through the years at the 9th Marine Corps District. She will be greatly missed.

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