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Joyce Rose Turley

June 5, 1940 - November 24, 2016

Obituary


Joyce Rose Turley, 76, of Louisville, passed away November 24, 2016. She was a retired Legislature Research Analyst for the state of Kentucky, a Navy veteran, and had served 12 years in the Army Reserves. She was a 1958 graduate of the first class of females to attend Louisville Male High School, and she went on to receive her bachelors degree from Florida State University and her masters degree from the University of Louisville. She was also a Kentucky Colonel. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Ruby Rose. Left to cherish...

Joyce Rose Turley, 76, of Louisville, passed away November 24, 2016. She was a retired Legislature Research Analyst for the state of Kentucky, a Navy veteran, and had served 12 years in the Army Reserves. She was a 1958 graduate of the first class of females to attend Louisville Male High School, and she went on to receive her bachelors degree from Florida State University and her masters degree from the University of Louisville. She was also a Kentucky Colonel. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Ruby Rose. Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Erin Gilliam(Jeff) and Devon Turley; grandchildren, Megan Douat(Eric), David Beard, Matthew Gilliam, Makenzie Beard, and Mikaela Gilliam; great-grandchildren, Rylie Douat, Rory Douat, and Reese Douat; her brother, Shayne Rose(Sue); and niece, Jennifer Rice. A memorial service will be held at 5pm on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at Evergreen Funeral Home. Visitation will be 3-5pm Wednesday. Memorial donations can be made to the Parkinson's Foundation or to The Center for Women and Families.