Kathryn Joyce Rhoad: Died 03/02/2016

Kathryn Joyce Rhoad

Maysville…..Joyce Rhoad, age 89, was born December 8, 1926 in St. Joseph, MO the daughter of Tom and Bessie German and passed away March 2, 2016 in St. Joseph.

Joyce grew up in Osborn, MO and graduated from Osborn High School. She then moved to St. Joseph and worked at Whiteaker Cable Company. In 1946 Joyce married Norman Molloy and moved to Maysville. To this union five children were born.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Maysville and she served as secretary for many years on the board of directors of DeKalb County Nutrition Center.

Joyce worked for Sunset Home for 24 years, retiring in 1991. Her husband Norman passed away in 1978. Joyce married Kenneth Rhoad in 1987. They enjoyed going to dances at the Senior Center in St. Joseph. Kenneth passed away in October of 1996.

She is preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; two sons, Gary and Teddy Molloy; sister, Elaine Kerr; and, brother Earl German.

Survivors include three children, Mike(Gail) Molloy, Arizona, Janice (David) Wolf, Weatherby, Mark (Katie) Molloy, St. Joseph; sister, Imogene Shepard; nine grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren & several nieces & nephews.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Turner Family Funeral Home of Maysville with Visitation one hour prior to service. Burial: Oak Lawn Cemetery, Maysville. Memorial Contributions: DeKalb County Nutrition Center. Online Condolences: www.turnerfamilyfuneral.com

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7 Responses to “Kathryn Joyce Rhoad: Died 03/02/2016”

  1. Chris Burris March 4, 2016 at 1:58 pm #

    Mark and family, I am sorry for your loss! I loved your Mother. I remember her when I was growing up when she worked for my Dad, Leon Jennings. She was always smiling, she loved helping people and she loved to laugh. I was young back then, but I remember she always gave me a hug. I know my Dad enjoyed her and I know she was a loyal and dedicated worker. I lost my Mom 3 years ago and life is never the same. But we need to remember we are only 1 breath away from them. Life is short, live everyday as the last. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Chris

    • Mark March 13, 2016 at 12:22 am #

      Thank you Chris, I appreciate your thoughts and prayers in our time of mourning. You’re right about never getting over the pain. Mothers are so special & Phyllis was no exception. Miss her too. Thanks again Mark

  2. Ron (RE) Sherard March 4, 2016 at 4:07 pm #

    My condolences to the Malloy family.

    • Mark March 13, 2016 at 12:23 am #

      Thank you Ron, we are going to miss her.

  3. Charlotte Carpenter March 4, 2016 at 4:37 pm #

    Oh I am so sorry to hear this. She would go dancing with my mom, Marjorie Murphy, Maxine, and Phyllis. They had such a good time. I would also run into Joyce at the Hairport where she got her hair fixed. i woukd see her name in the paper where she was at senior center activies. I kniw she will be missed because she was a sweet lady. Thoughts and prayers to all. Charlotte Murphy Carpenter

    • Mark March 13, 2016 at 12:27 am #

      Thank you Charlotte, we will miss her. she sure enjoyed going to dances etc. with your mother. we will miss them. they were a wiley bunch. ha. Thanks Mark

  4. Annette Johnson Slatton April 20, 2016 at 2:14 am #

    Dear Mike, Janice and Mark,

    I’m sorry to be so slow to send my condolences on the loss of your Mom. Joyce was such a sweet and friendly lady. My Mom, Billie, worked in the office at the nursing home during the time Joyce worked there too and they all had such a good time mixed in with the hard work. Dad, in later years, being a loyal Senior Center customer, always enjoyed your Mom and mentioned her with a smile. It’s so hard for us to be without them now but we were such lucky children to have had them. Again, I’m so sorry. Annette Johnson Slatton

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