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Joyce B. Reed

Joyce Burdett Ashley Reed, 89, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at the home of her daughter in Hobe Sound, Florida, with her husband by her side. She was born on July 4, 1929, in the home of her grandmother in Joliet, Illinois. On June 1, 1951, she married Thomas Edward Reed. They had two children, Faith and Jim. Joyce faithfully served as a pastor's wife for sixty years. She sang, assisted in the church school, and served numerous people in her home with meals and lodging. She received a Christian Worker's Commission from the Wesleyan Tabernacle Association. She was an avid dog lover and enjoyed puzzles and games. But her greatest loves were her family and friends. Joyce is survived by her husband of sixty-seven years, Thomas Reed of Hobe Sound, Florida; her children Faith and Jon Tofte of Hobe Sound, Florida, and Jim and Stephanie Reed of Danville, Virginia; her grandchildren Emily and Nathan Love, Kenton Tofte, Caleb and Ariana Reed, Trent Tofte and Joshua Reed; and her great-grandchildren Nate Love, Claire Reed, and Alex Love; her sister Eunice Nelson; and numerous extended family and friends. Visitation Wednesday 4 to 8 P.M. at Lawn Funeral Home 7909 State Road Burbank, IL 60459 Joyce will be lying in state Thursday 9:00 A.M. until time of service at 10:00 A.M. at Wesleyan Missionary Church, 5656 W. 64th St. Chicago, IL 60638 with her son Rev. James Reed officiating. Interment Fairmount Willow-Hills Cemetery. Funeral info 708-636-2320

4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday November 14, 2018
Lawn Funeral Home - Burbank
7909 State Rd.
Burbank, IL 60459 (Map/Directions)

10:00 A.M. on Thursday November 15, 2018
Wesleyan Missionary Church
5656 West 64th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60638 (Map/Directions)

Fairmount Willow-Hills Cemetery
9100 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL 60480 (Map/Directions)