Age 90, of Grand Ledge, MI, passed away January 17, 2017. She was born September 4, 1926, in Saginaw, the daughter of Marvin A and Mildred L. (Pringle) McClure. Joyce was a graduate of Eastern High School, class of June, 1944, and earned an associate degree from MSC. She was a secretary at both Walter French and West Junior High Schools. Joyce was a longtime, active member of Plymouth Congregational Church, where she participated in the Women’s Fellowship and the Rose Standish Circle.
She was preceded in death by her husband, R. James Earl and 2 brothers, D. Keith McClure and Dale W. McClure. Surviving are: 3 children, Jo Anne (Dennis) Seman, Robert Earl, and Tammy Lou (John) Nemetz; 6 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 21, 2017, at Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing, with The Rev. Robert A. Higle officiating. Her family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her church in memory of Joyce Earl. Online condolences may be left for her family at www.EstesLeadley.com.