Joyce Ann Herring

Joyce Ann Herring

Friday, July 10th, 1953 - Friday, January 24th, 2020
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Joyce Ann Herring, 66, of Murphysboro, passed away at 4:44 p.m. Friday, January 24, 2020, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Joyce was born on July 10, 1953, in Murphysboro, Illinois, to Albert Herring and Marian (Korando) Herring.

She had worked in customer service for her parent's at the former Murphysboro Tractor and Equipment and later at Walmart.

Miss Herring was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Murphysboro.

Joyce loved animals and was a donor to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals. When she was able, she liked to travel.

She is survived by five brothers and sisters Barbara Prahl of Mattoon, James (Valerie) Herring of Murphysboro, Larry (Donna) Herring of Murphysboro, Patricia Boudet and Cynthia Miles, both of Carbondale;

and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Her body will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at Pettett Funeral Home with Father Bob Flannery officiating, with burial at a later date. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Her family would prefer memorials to be made to St. Francis Care or to Murphysboro Food Pantry. For more information, please visit
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Pettett Funeral Home
    1418 South St.
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  • Service

    Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 1:00pm
    Pettett Funeral Home
    1418 South St.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Father Bob Flannery


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Nancy Harsy

Posted at 08:55am
So many memories flood my mind of the shenanigans we enjoyed from 1st grade at Saint Andrews to the senior year of MTHS, Always that friend that could pick up from where we started, even it had been over 20 years. Sympathy to the family.

Marty & Kay Heise

Posted at 01:37pm
Your smile and the joy you brought to others will be missed.
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Cindy Hobbs

Posted at 09:21am
Prayers to her family, so sorry to hear of your loss. Joyce always had a smile on her face and so much fun to be around. Our thoughts are with you in your loss of this special lady.
Mike and Cindy Hobbs

Marcia Chew

Posted at 09:53pm
I am so sorry to hear of her passing. She was a great gal and has a great family.

Michael Boly

Posted at 06:46pm
WE are so sad to hear of Joyce passing. She was always happy and fun to be around. Mike and Annette Boly

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