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Joyce Marlene (Jennings) Drain

May 1, 1940 ~ July 15, 2019 (age 79)


Joyce was born to William and Mary Jennings. She was born May 1, 1940, she passed away July 15, 2019. Joyce was preceded in death by: parents William and Mary Jennings, brothers Richard, Jerry Jennings and sister Charlene Martin. She is survived by: Son, Brian (Mary) Wood, daughters, Vicky Rivera and Pam (Mike) Chambry- and bonus children daughter, Shelly Twarek and son, Rob (Brenda)  Drain. Joyce married Bob Drain 1974. Her grandchildren include: Melissa (Jared) Duffrin, Lisa Hamisfar, Sarah Wood, Cortney (Matt) Tobey, Desiree (Jim) Mastrodonato, Brittney Chambry, fiance (Ian Milliman), Nicholas Rivera, Lauren Rivera, and Raquel Rivera. Mckenzie and Justin Drain, Danielle (Ryan) Baker, Adam fiance (Natalie Eyink), Katie, and Jacob Twarek and Megan (Eric) Waffen: Great Grandchildren: Tyler and Julia Duffrin, Delia, Bryant, Lila, and Parker Hamisfar, Malachi and Mya Clay; Cameron and Arianna Tobey,  Frankie and Violetta Mastrodonato. Trevor Oglesbee, Brody and Myles Baker, Conner and Owen Waffen, and Kinnley Tarek and Cheyenne June Milliman and her siblings:  Bill, Don and Larry (Carol) Jennings, and JoAnn (Ray). Joyce retired from Consumers Power Company after 23 years as Executive Secretary.  Mom loved spending time with her family, cooking and trying new recipes with them. Mom sure enjoyed her cookbooks, was an avid gardener, artist, and loved making crafts.

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July 17, 2019

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Watson Funeral Chapel in Jackson
2590 Spring Arbor Road
Jackson, MI 49203

Memorial Service
July 17, 2019

12:45 PM
Hillcrest Memorial Park
1425 N. Elm Street
Jackson, MI 49202


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