December 14, 1933 - May 18, 2022
Marian “Joyce” Waring, 88, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at St. Luke’s Nursing Home in Carthage, Missouri. M. Joyce Holland was born December 14, 1933, in Durham, North Carolina to Lester W. Holland and Marcia E. Horne. Joyce graduated high school in Stedman, North Carolina then attended Worth Business College in Fayetteville, North Carolina and Jones College in Orlando, Florida. Joyce retired from the University of Central Florida (UCF) in 1999 after 27 years of service. Within the University, she worked as Administrative Assistant to both the Dean of Marketing and to the Director of the Small Business Development Center. In 1985, Joyce assisted Dr. Mary Joyce, UCF Marketing professor, at the Irwin Memorial Blood Bank in San Francisco, California. Joyce retired to Carthage, Missouri, to join her family. She attended the First United Methodist Church, continued to work and serve others. Joyce loved to read and collect fine china. Joyce is survived by two sons, Richard Douglas Waring, Jr. (Carrie) of Atlanta, Georgia, and Robert E. Waring (Allison) of Carlisle, Pennsylvania; two daughters, Lora Lee Waring of Carthage, Missouri and Elaine Waring Burr (Lyman) of Carthage, Missouri; one brother, George L. Holland of Atlanta, Georgia; seven grandchildren, Jana Waring Helms (Cory), Addison Burr, Aurelia Burr, Rebecca Scriever (Dalton), Victoria Waring, Lauren Waring, and James Waring; and one great grandchild, Griffin Helms. Joyce is preceded by one son, Joseph Waring in 1978; her parents, Lester and Marcia Holland; and one brother, William D. Holland and two sisters-in-law Marlene Holland and Deborah Holland. A memorial service will be held for Joyce at 2:00 PM Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at the Ulmer Funeral Home Chapel. Condolences may be made online at www.ulmerfh.com. Contributions may be made to the University of Central Florida Scholarship Fund in care of Ulmer Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.
Marian “Joyce” Waring, 88, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at St. Luke’s Nursing Home in Carthage, Missouri. M. Joyce Holland was born December 14, 1933, in Durham, North Carolina to Lester W. Holland and Marcia E. Horne.... View Obituary & Service Information
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