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Joyce L. Lemley, 85, of Ashland, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017 in Wurtland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Lemley was born July 14, 1932, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of the late William "Dock" and Laura Johnson Smith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, E.E. "Dick" Lemley; four sisters; and one brother.
Mrs. Lemley is survived by one brother, Jimmy Smith of Montana; three nephews, Fred Chinn of Ashland, Mike Crace and wife Barbara of Greenup and Rick Crace of Proctorville, Ohio.
She is also remembered by the hundreds of children she taught at June Conn Dance School.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Catlettsburg United Methodist Church with Pastor Chuck Allen, her pastor for many years, officiating. She will be entombed at Rose Hill Burial Park beside her husband.
Visitation will be at noon Tuesday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Catlettsburg United Methodist Church.
Bailey Family Funeral Home in Flatwoods is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to baileyfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Published on July 15, 2017
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