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Joyce (White) Russell Hayes
Smyrna Mills & Oakfield
Joyce (White) Russell Hayes, 88, went home to be with her Savior, Sunday April 22, 2018 at Madigan Estates. She was born April 19, 1930, in Merrill, the daughter of Joseph and Estella (Hardy) White.
Joyce was a member of the Oakfield Bethel Pentecostal Church, where she was honored for teaching Sunday School for fifty years. She also taught Vacation Bible School. Joyce was very compassionate and always took the time to visit someone or lend a helping hand whenever she could. Joyce was a very proud and loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband Herbert R. Russell, second husband Earnest Hayes, two brothers: Ernest and Donald, four sisters: Olive, Rita, Mary, Nadine, a daughter Gloria Caron and her husband Gerald, and a grandson Steven Caron. Joyce is survived by a brother Vinal White, two daughters: Pat White and her husband Bryant, Bev Dickinson and her husband Peter, two sons: Bruce Russell and his wife Judy, and Chris Russell. She also leaves behind step-children: Yvonne Gould and her husband Danny, Brad Emery, and his wife Sherry, Joe Emery and his wife Linda, Mike Emery and his wife Cindy, Randy Emery and his wife Stacy. Joyce was blessed to be survived by fourteen grandchildren, twenty six great grandchildren, eleven great-great grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express their appreciation to Dr. Abouleish and the staff of Madigan Estates for her care. Appreciation also goes out to Pastor Sterling Lawrence and friends for their faithfulness of prayers, cards, and visits.
A graveside service will be conducted 1:00 PM Monday, May 28, 2018, at Upper Smyrna Cemetery with the Pastor Sterling Lawrence officiating. Arrangements in care of Dunn Funeral Home 11 Park St. Houlton, ME 04730. Online condolences to the family may be expressed on the Tribute Wall at: www.dunnfuneral.com


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Graveside Service

Monday

28

May

1:00 PM
Upper Smyrna Cemetery

US-2
Smyrna Mills, Maine 04780

A graveside service will be conducted 1:00 PM Monday, May 28, 2018, at Upper Smyrna Cemetery with the Pastor Sterling Lawrence officiating.

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Upper Smyrna Cemetery

US-2
Smyrna Mills, Maine 04780

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