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Joyce M. Graham
  • Redemption Lutheran Church
    2450 W. Michigan Avenue
    Battle Creek, MI 49037

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“So sorry to hear of Joyce's passing. She was a good neighbor and will be missed. ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Ann Johnson - BATTLE CREEK, MI

“Praying for your family in this time of loss. Joyce was a special & thoughtful lady. Teresa I don't know if you remember us but we rented the upper...Read More ยป
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Joyce M. Graham, age 94, of Battle Creek passed away Thursday morning, November 19, 2020. She was born in Springfield, Ohio on May 14, 1926, the daughter of Joyce and Mildred (Boyer) Moul.

Joyce married the "Love of Her Life", Myron A. "Choke" Graham in Pontiac, Michigan on November 30, 1946; he sadly preceded her in death on August 25, 1997. She was also preceded in death by her son, Christopher Graham on January 7, 2007; her parents; and her sister, Shirley Brust. Joyce is survived by her grandchildren, Teresa (Ed) Gillespie of Battle Creek, Brian Graham of Battle Creek, and Kevin (Alicia) Graham of Delton; her great-grandchildren, Bill, Nikolas, Jessica, Chelsea, Brianne, Spencer, Natalee; and several great-great grandchildren, with one on the way.

Joyce and Myron owned & operated the Chokes Gull Lake Market (just west of the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary) for many years. She was a 50+ year member of the Redemption Lutheran Church, and enjoyed sewing, being active in her church, and drinking wine ("A glass a day is good for the heart and keeps the doctor away").

A graveside service to celebrate Joyce's life will be held 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 24th at East Hickory Corners Cemetery. The service will be recorded and may be viewed at https://vimeo.com/483232821. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to the Redemption Lutheran Church Memorial Fund. Arrangements by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel. Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memories of Joyce may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.