Joyce M. Wright

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Joyce Wright, age 68 of Sullivan, MO, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at Missouri Baptist Hospital, Sullivan.

Joyce Marie was born on June 21, 1951 in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of Elmer and Ida (Martin) Nickel.  She grew up and attended school in the Valley Park area.  Joyce was united in marriage to Gary Fogg in 1969 and to this union a son, Robert, was born.  She later married James Wright in 1979.  Their son, Jamison, was born to this union. They resided in Eureka for a brief time before moving to Sullivan to make their final home.  James passed away in 2000.  

Over the years, Joyce loved reading, gardening, and taking care of her pets.  Many will remember her as a compassionate person who enjoyed helping others. She will be missed by her family and many friends.

Joyce is survived by her sons, Robert Fogg and his wife, Christina, of New Haven, MO and Jamison Wright of Sullivan; three grandchildren: Kathryn Fogg of Union, MO, Olivia Marrocco of New Haven, MO, and Gavin Fogg of Union, MO; her companion, Stanley Zigler of Sullivan; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by parents; her son’s fathers, Gary Fogg and James Wright; a brother, Bob Nickel; and two sisters, Pam Boone and Joni McMamanie.

A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019 at the Eaton Funeral Home of Sullivan. 

All arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Sullivan, MO. 

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