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307 South Palm Avenue
Palatka, FL 32177
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Joyce Brooks

Joyce Katherine Brooks

Thursday, December 17th, 1931 - Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Joyce Katherine Brooks, 87, of Palatka, passed from this life on Friday, May 31, 2019 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center following an extended illness. A native and lifelong resident of Palatka, Joyce worked 30 years as a food service manager with the Putnam County School District. Over the years, she worked at Campbell Elementary, Mellon Elementary, Palatka South High School and at Moseley Elementary. She was a member of the Putnam County Food Service Association. In years past, Joyce had been a member of Lemon Heights Baptist Church and in recent years she was a member of Francis Baptist Church. In her leisure time, Joyce enjoyed camping, traveling, reading and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Brooks and her parents, Roy Elmer Wilkinson and Beatrice Katheryne Wilde Wilkinson.
Joyce is survived by 2 daughters, Judy Brooks Jones (Barry) of Palatka and Carol Brooks Williams (Jack) of Madison, MS, 5 grandchildren, Lynn Chastain (John), Barbara Dunham (Keith), Dana Townsend (Jeremy), Lisa St. Clair (Luke) and Justin Williams and 9 great-grandchildren, J.T. Chastain, Marley St. Clair, Morgan Chastain, Cade Chastain, Madison Dunham, Kallie Townsend, Miles St. Clair, Cooper Dunham and Cameron Townsend.
Services celebrating Joyce’s life will be at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka with Bro. Buddy Lynch and Pastor Jason Sharp officiating. Burial will follow at Palatka Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Thursday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M.
Flowers are gratefully accepted or memorial donations may be sent to the American Diabetes Association, Jacksonville office, 8384 Baymeadows Road, Suite 10, Jacksonville, FL 32256.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Joyce’s Book of Memories page at
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 6th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Thursday, June 6th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Johnson-Overturf Chapel
    307 S. Palm Ave.
    PALATKA, FL 32177
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  • Service

    Thursday, June 6th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, June 6th, 2019 11:00am
    Johnson-Overturf Chapel
    307 S. Palm Ave.
    PALATKA, FL 32177
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    Brother Buddy Lynch
    Pastor Jason Sharp
  • Interment

    Palatka Memorial Gardens
    4070 Silver Lake Drive
    PALATKA, FL 32177
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Prayers for comfort and peace during this difficult time. She will live on in each of you through your memories with her.
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Dick and Linda Schauland

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Judy, Barry and family. Praying that God gives you the peace and comfort that only He can give you during this sad time. We are thinking of all the good times we had together at Lemon Heights with your Mom and your family. Dick and Linda Schauland

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