Joy Helen Price

Born: Tuesday, February 7, 1928
Passed: Thursday, April 26, 2018

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Joy H. Price, 90, of Rockford, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018 in her home. Born on February 7, 1928, in DuQuoin, IL, the daughter of Jack and Hazel (Jackson) Edmonds. She lived in Chicago for most of her life and grew up in southern Illinois. Joy was a Pentecostal minister active at Highway of Holiness Church in Wheaton, IL. She loved music and church. Joy raised nine of her children, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Survived by her children, Brenda East, Karen Tatum, and Joseph Tatum; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her children, Diana Sue Tatum, Jacqueline Tatum, Robert Tatum, Terri Travis, Hazel Ramos, and Dabney Charles.
A gathering of family and friends will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd.

Condolences & Shared Memories (6)

  1. Ashley Naquin

    She was such a beautiful, loving, and kind woman, and will be missed tremendously.

  2. Rachel & Tony Westmoreland

    Soo sorry for your loss...she was an angel and saint.

  3. Cindy Nicoletti

    A beautiful soul will be remembered always.

  4. Brenda Cummings

    Grandma Joy will be missed so much I am glad we got to see her when we did love you

  5. Stephanie Starr

    I am absolutely sadden by this wonderful woman's passing. I know she is in heaven with Jesus and that gives my heart some peace. She was always so kind to all. I remember sitting in church, sometimes next to her and seeing her smile. I love you Grandma Joy!!! Rest easy now and watch over us.

  6. RICHARD Merkelz

    So for your lose

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