Mrs. Joyce M. Sperry

September 4, 1935 ~ February 9, 2018
Obituary for Mrs. Joyce M. Sperry

Joyce Maxine Sperry passed away quietly at her home in Naples, FL on February 9, 2018. She was born on September 4, 1935, in Pearl, IL. She is survived by her siblings: Kathy (Ronald) Burnett and Ronald Carter; her children: Judy Dalton, Charlene (Dennis) Huffman, Donna Haislip, and Don (Natalie) Sperry; step-children: Kevin (Denise) Sperry, Tim Sperry; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Wray Sperry, sister-in-law, Jean Carter, step-son, Bob Sperry, granddaughter, Shawna Emery, mother, Ruth Talkington Carter, step-mother Judy Fazzolare Carter, and father, Herman Charles Carter,.
She worked for many years as a book keeper, and then graduated from nursing school and worked as a licensed practical nurse in Springfield, IL and then in Naples. She was a member of Center Point Community Church. Joyce was always known for her warm smile and generous spirit. She loved music and enjoyed watching her children and grandchildren participating in sports and other activities. Her passing will leave a tremendous void in the lives of her family and friends. A celebration of her life will be held at Center Point Community Church on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 2:00pm.