Storey, Joyce

Joyce C. Storey, 87, of Paducah, KY, passed away on May 27, 2020 at Mercy Health Paducah.

Joyce retired from The Bell Telephone Company after working there most of her life. She was a people person who loved social gatherings. Joyce was a lifelong member, as well as the oldest living member of Bethel Pentecostal Church in Paducah where she played the piano, taught Sunday School, helped found the Youth Group and served as a church board member. She was very proud of and dearly loved her nieces, nephews, and her great nieces and great nephews, who affectionately referred to her as Issie or Joycie.

Joyce is survived by her sister, Sharon Stone of Paducah; two brothers, W.D. Keeling, Jr. and wife, Donna of Paducah, David Keeling and wife, Barbara of Waxhaw NC; nine nieces and nephews and many great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 37 years, Billy C. Storey; two sisters, Shirley Ann Keeling and LaNonna Kay Keeling; two brothers, Vernon Clayton Keeling and Freddie Joe Keeling; and two half-sisters, Mayzell Styles and Obeda Hester. Her parents were W.D. Keeling, Sr. and Erma Rhea Looper Keeling.

Funeral Services for Joyce will be 1:00 pm on Monday, June 1, 2020 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Bro. Jeff Hartman officiating. Entombment will follow at Brook Hill Cemetery in Paducah. There will be no visitation.

Contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, Kentucky Region, 240, Whittington Parkway, Louisville, KY 40222, or the American Cancer Society, 952 Fairview Ave. Suite 4, Bowling Green, KY 42101.

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Published 12:00 AM, Friday May. 29, 2020
Updated 02:13 PM, Friday May. 29, 2020

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Milner and Orr Funeral Homes
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Paducah, KY 42001

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