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March 30, 1927 – Feb. 23, 2022

Mrs. Joy Maxwell Dees, 94, a resident of Greenville, died at her home Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022. A graveside service was held Monday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m. at Magnolia Cemetery with Reverend Dr. Rob Fossett officiating and Dunklin Funeral Home directing. Visitation was from1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Dunklin Funeral Home.

Mrs. Dees was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur W. “Billy” Dees; parents, Lionel and Jennie Maxwell.

She is survived by cousins, Vaughn Maxwell, Barbara Maxwell Cunningham, Margaret Maxwell Boilini and Isabelle Maxwell Croft; nieces, Mary Jane Dees Falkenberry, Susan Dees Henley and Edith Dees; special friends, McDuffie and Catherine Stallworth; and several special cousins.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Pine Apple Methodist Cemetery or the charity of one’s own choice.

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