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Joyce Slusher

Joyce Ann Slusher (Alley)

Wednesday, April 30th, 1941 - Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Obituary

Joyce Ann Slusher, 78, of Salem, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at Friendship Health and Rehab in Roanoke, Va. She was born on April 30, 1941 in Franklin County, Va. To the late Charlie Woodrow Wilson Alley and Beula Dove Alley. Joyce was a faithful member of Faith Fellowship in Salem where she enjoyed teaching Sunday school and established and maintained the Easter Peanut Butter Egg Committee. Her love for her family was evident in how she cared for their wellbeing and home. Joyce was a loyal and dedicated wife, mother, and friend to many. She will be missed!

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Billy Wayne, Harold, and Darrel Alley; and a sister, Rebecca Alley.

Family remaining to cherish her memory includes her loving husband of 60 years, Jerry D. Slusher; sons, David Wayne Slusher of Lynchburg, Va., Kevin Slusher (Amy) of Fincastle, Va., and Stephen Slusher (Alecia) of Cartersville, Ga.; sisters, Shirley Hage of Roanoke, Va., Lois Pruitt (Barry) of Goodview, Va., and Nancy Shelburn (Aubrey) of Roanoke, Va.; six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 6 until 8 p.m. at John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home in Salem. Funeral services to honor Joyce’s life will be conducted on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 11 am in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Connie Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park in Salem.

Expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.johnmoakey.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home
    Address
    305 Roanoke Boulevard
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    John M. Oakey & Son Chapel
    Address
    305 Roanoke Boulevard
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 |
    When
    Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
    Location
    Sherwood Memorial Park
    Address
    1250 East Main Street
    Salem, Virginia 24153
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Ray Martin

Posted at 03:20pm
I just learned of Joyce's passing. She was a wonderful lady who was much admired by the friends and members of Faith Fellowship when I was young. She was a pillar of that church. I'm sure she will be immensely missed by her family and friends. Love to the family. Ray Martin, Oak Island NC
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Tommy & Patsy

Posted at 10:00am
With love and hugs, cherish the memories of this kind woman.
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Aubrey & Nancy, Roger, Kathy & Ryland

Posted at 08:37pm
With love and precious memories of Joyce; she will remain in all our hearts forever. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
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Gavin, Alyse, & Liam Slusher

Posted at 05:37pm
We love you grandmother. Thank you for always loving me and always teaching me about Jesus and his everlasting and unconditional love.
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Taylor Slusher

Posted at 08:37am
My loving grandmother, she always wanted the best for everyone She was very selfless always putting others before her wants or needs I’ll forever miss your huge peanut butter eggs at Easter and your sweet pickles

Love you grandma I know your at your forever home now thank you for everything.
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