Joyce Starnes (nee: Pengilly) was born on the Pengilly farm in Maybutt, Alberta on August 15th, 1915 and passed away peacefully in Vernon Jubilee Hospital on January 9th, 2009, following a brief illness. She had been a registered nurse at this hospital for many years; retiring in 1974.
Joyce is survived by her sisters, Francis Wilson of Parksville, B.C. and Mary Duncan of Lethbridge, Alberta; two sisters-in-law, Eva Pengilly of Lethbridge, Alberta and Jean Pengilly of Chase, B.C.; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Elmer Starnes, her parents, Ben and Leota Pengilly, three brothers, Dan, Bob and Tom; and one sister, Ruth Buhr of Calgary, Alberta.
In respecting her wishes, there will not be a public service held.