Nina Joyce, 96

Nina Joyce, 96, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Barkley Plantation in Cadiz.

Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. in Cadiz, where the family will receive friends from noon until the funeral service time of 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. Burial will follow in Hurricane Baptist Church Cemetery.

Born April 16, 1924, in Posey County, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Edward Mode and Martha Horton Mode.

Nina was a homemaker and a loving wife and mother. Her greatest joy was to spend time with her family. She especially delighted in the fun they shared while gathered around the table playing cards and board games. A member of Hurricane Baptist Church, she also enjoyed reading and studying her Bible.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Eddie Mode and Walter Mode; four sisters, Delsie Goodson, Hazel Deisher, Mary Ingle, and Martha Gillihan; a son-in-law, Jose Carrion; and a grandson, Jason Meranda.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Joe Joyce of Cadiz; two daughters, Brenda (Greg) Bruce of Cadiz, and Sandy Carrion of Greencastle, Pa.; three grandchildren, Christina Walker, Grady (Deanna) Romblad, and Tracy (David) Leidy; 11 great-grandchildren, Samantha Hulte, Ariel Meranda, Autumn Meranda, Kyle Walker, Paige Klouser, Megan Leidy, Connor Romblad, Shane (Natasha) Klouser, Chance Klouser, Luke Leidy, and Hannah Romblad; nine great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Goldie Deisher of Mount Carmel, Ill.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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