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March 25, 2014

Joyce Helton Steele

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Joyce Helton Steele, 65, of Burlington, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014.

She was retired from Booth Hospital as a Medical Transcriptionist. Joyce is a member of Community Family Church. She enjoyed traveling in their motorhome with their two dogs, Lizzie and Punkin, and was an avid reader.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 45 years, Richard “Ralph” Steele Jr. in 2013 and parents, Boyd Birchel and Euna Helton.

Joyce is survived by son, Ralph Birchel Steele (Teena), sister, Trudy Blankenship (David), brother, Boyd Birchel Helton II (Tina), grandchildren, Bryson Ray Steele and Natasha Nicole Steele.

Services will be held at Community Family Church, Independence, Ky. on Monday, March 24, 2014.

Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. with the funeral ceremony immediately following.

Burial will take place in Cumberland Memorial Cemetery.

Memorial donations are requested to: Community Family Church, 11875 Taylor Mill Rd., Independence, Ky. 41051.

Online condolences can be made at chambersandgrubbs.com.

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