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Joyce Meyer Stroh, 85, of Jackson and Pearl Mississippi


Joyce Meyer Stroh, age 85 a long time resident of Jackson and Pearl, Mississippi, passed away on May 5, 2015.  Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Judith Johnson on Wednesday, May 13 at 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church north of Hooper, where she was baptized, confirmed and married. Visitation is Tuesday, May 12, from 3 – 8 p.m. with the family present from 6 – 8 p.m. at Ludvigsen’s Scribner Funeral Chapel in Scribner, Nebraska.  Online condolences can be send at http://www.hooper-scribner.com.  Ludvigsen’s Scribner Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Joyce was born on November 20, 1929 in Hooper, Nebraska, to Anna Osterloh Meyer and Arthur C. Meyer, and attended school in Scribner.  She graduated from Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, Nebraska with a business degree, where she met her husband, Jack Stroh. They were married on June 16, 1951, in Hooper, Nebraska. Jack’s work as an insurance attorney carried them to Omaha, Kansas City, MO and then south to New Orleans and Jackson, where they reared their two children, Jeff and Jana.

Mrs. Stroh retired after 25 years as an Executive Secretary at Mississippi Educational Television where she worked from 1970-1995. She was a devoted and active Lutheran and died a member of Nativity Lutheran Church in Brandon, Mississippi. Joyce was a generous, devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Her hobbies included sewing, gardening, and traveling with good friends.

Mrs. Stroh is preceded in death by her husband Jack Stroh.

She is survived by her son, Jeff Stroh, of Pearl, Mississippi and her daughter Jana Stroh Burnham (Jon) of Houston, Texas; her grandchildren Nathan Stroh (Kim), Justin Stroh (Rachel), Jennifer Burnham, Jackson Burnham; five great grandchildren: Owen Stroh, Blake Stroh, Taylor Stroh, Caroline Stroh, and Carson Stroh; brother Gene Meyer (Nancy) of Hooper, eight nieces and nephews and their families.

Joyce was born on November 20, 1929 in Hooper, Nebraska, to Anna Osterloh Meyer and Arthur C. Meyer, and attended school in Scribner.  She graduated from Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, Nebraska with a business degree, where she met her husband, Jack Stroh. They were married on June 16, 1951, in Hooper, Nebraska. Jack’s work as an insurance attorney carried them to Omaha, Kansas City, MO and then south to New Orleans and Jackson, where they reared their two children, Jeff and Jana.

Mrs. Stroh retired after 25 years as an Executive Secretary at Mississippi Educational Television where she worked from 1970-1995. She was a devoted and active Lutheran and died a member of Nativity Lutheran Church in Brandon, Mississippi. Joyce was a generous, devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Her hobbies included sewing, gardening, and traveling with good friends.

Mrs. Stroh is preceded in death by her husband Jack Stroh.

She is survived by her son, Jeff Stroh, of Pearl, Mississippi and her daughter Jana Stroh Burnham (Jon) of Houston, Texas; her grandchildren Nathan Stroh (Kim), Justin Stroh (Rachel), Jennifer Burnham, Jackson Burnham; five great grandchildren: Owen Stroh, Blake Stroh, Taylor Stroh, Caroline Stroh, and Carson Stroh; brother Gene Meyer (Nancy) of Hooper, eight nieces and nephews and their families.

Joyce Stroh

Joyce Stroh

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I am a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in journalism. I am married to Jeff Gilliland. We have two grown children, Justin and Whitney and four grandchildren, Grayce, Grayhm, Charli and Penelope. I will be covering Lyons, Decatur, Bancroft and Rosalie and am hoping to expand my horizons as time progresses!

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