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Joyce Lorraine (Russell) Abbey

October 13, 1929 ~ January 2, 2022 (age 92)

Obituary

Age 92, of Summit Twp., former long time Napoleon resident, passed away Sunday January 2, 2022 at the Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home.  She was born in Jackson, Michigan on Sunday, October 13, 1929 to the late Harold G. and Frances M. (Warner) Russell.  She is survived by two sons, John (Donna) Abbey and Steve (Michelle) Abbey; twelve grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren;  half-brother, David Russell; half-sisters, Linda Pulver, Brenda Culver and Carol Beebe; many nieces and nephews.  Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Leon; son Michael and brothers, Ronnie and Howard.  Joyce was a loving mother and grandmother, enjoyed bingo and was a devoted fan of the Detroit Tigers.  She enjoyed her time at Katie’s Place and grew close to the staff and residents.  A Celebration of her Life will be held at Arthur-Day Funeral Home Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 1:00 pm with her grandson, Pastor James Abbey officiating.  The family will receive friends from noon to service time. She will be laid to rest beside her husband in Oak Grove Cemetery, Napoleon at a private service. Those attending her services are encouraged to wear any type of Tigers Logo clothing.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
January 5, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Arthur-Day Funeral Home
820 5th Street
Michigan Center, MI 49254

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 5, 2022

1:00 PM
Arthur-Day Funeral Home
820 5th Street
Michigan Center, MI 49254

Private Interment

Napoleon Oak Grove Cemetery
7050 S. Brooklyn Road
Jackson, MI 49201

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