Joyce McMeekan

Born: Thu., Feb. 14, 1929
Died: Tue., Jun. 20, 2017

Private Services

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5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Jun. 22, 2017
Location: Viola Location - Dennison Funeral Home

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Joyce A. McMeekan, 88, of Viola, Illinois died Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Genesis Medical Center, Aledo.

Visitation is Thursday, June 22nd from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola.  Private graveside services will be held in Viola Cemetery.  Memorials may be left for Viola Fire Department.

Joyce was born February 14, 1929 in Galesburg, Illinois a twin daughter of Charles and Edna Tollbom Morrow.  On September 9, 1955, she married Glen McMeekan in Chicago.  He preceded her in death on February 20, 1998.   Joyce had worked at Servus Rubber and Admiral, leaving Admiral to help with the family business.  Later she worked as a CNA at Mercer County Nursing Home.  Joyce enjoyed going for rides, spending time with family and adored her dog, Charlie.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons and daughters-in-law:  Bill and Mary McMeekan, Chuck and Nancy McMeekan, all of Viola, IL and Jim and Lisa McMeekan, Port Byron, IL; 6 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, twin sister:  Joan Nicholas, sister:  Margaret Stephenson and grandson:  Mark Kernan.

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Jake & Laura Long
   Posted Tue June 20, 2017
Bill & Mary
Sorry to hear of Joyces passing. She was quite the lady. May she rest in peace. Hugs to you all.

Diane Sedam
   Posted Wed June 21, 2017
So sorry for your loss. Met your Mom many years ago at the senior center.
She was a very nice lady. Wishing you both comfort and peace and
and many memories of her.

Megan Mullins
   Posted Wed June 21, 2017


"If there ever comes a day where we can't be together, I'll keep you in my heart where you will stay forever." You will be greatly missed Grandma. With so much love, Chad, Braley, Megan, Ryon, Sawyer, Hudson, and Beau

Tim and Joline (Wright) Stout
   Posted Wed June 21, 2017
Bill and Family,
We were sorry to read of your Mother's passing.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Tim, Joline (Wright) & Eleanor Stout

Jim and Mel Jones
   Posted Fri June 23, 2017
We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers.

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