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Memorial service for Linda Joyce Leverett, age 74 of Chickasha, Oklahoma, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Sharon Baptist Church. Dr. Mike Butler will officiate.
Joyce was born August 29, 1943 in Chickasha, Oklahoma to Maude and Milt Bruns. Joyce passed on January 28, 2018 with her loving daughter by her side.
Joyce graduated from Friend School in 1961. High school sweethearts, Joyce and C. L., were married September 8, 1961 in Binger. They spent the next 43 years together until his passing in 2004.
Joyce loved being a homemaker and taking care of her family. Joyce loved her, golfing, gambling, dogs and camping. She always took time to take care of friends and family in need. She was the head of the bereavement at Sharon Baptist Church for many years. She was always there to comfort those who needed it most.
She belonged to the Grady County Extension Home Makers and served on the Grady County Election Board. Joyce was as a rural route mail carrier for 25 years.
Joyce loved to travel to the sand and sun with her daughter Tracy for their birthdays. The memories they share will be cherished always.
She was preceded in death by her parents Maude and Milt Bruns, brother Joe Bruns, and her precious husband C. L. Leverett. Joyce is survived by her daughter Tracy Brown and husband Michael of Oklahoma City; sister DeAnna Farmer and husband Dwane of Adams; niece Glenda Friesen and husband Marlin of Adams; special friends Neil and Sharon O'Neal and Pat and the late Bo Crawford of Chickasha; a multitude of nieces, nephews, family and friends; bonus daughters Sheila Sala of Shawnee, Patti Chester of Houston and Denise Grant of Tuttle.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Friends Fur Change, 1801 Carolina, Chickasha, OK, 73018 or a charity of your choice in honor of Joyce Leverett.
We also want to extend a special thank you to the staff at Sommerset Neighborhood and Assisted Living, as well as Crossroads Hospice for taking such amazing care of Joyce.
We would like that anyone attending the funeral for Joyce wear bright colors to celebrate her life.
Cremation and memorial service are under the direction of McRay Funeral Home.
Published on February 1, 2018
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