Joyce Marie Hill of Shumway passed away in her home on Feb. 7, 2018. She was 71 years old. Joyce was born on Oct. 28, 1946, in Chicago, Ill., to the late Bernard Mailloux and late Eleanor (Gagnon) Mailloux.
There will be a memorial service for Joyce at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24, at the VFW Post 9907, located at 381 N. Central in Show Low. Everyone is invited.
Joyce married her husband Terry Hill on April 11, 1969, in Corona, Calif., while he was home on leave from service in Vietnam. She loved and enjoyed being with her children and grandchildren through the years. She will be missed by her many friends and family.
Joyce was very active with the Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9907. She had served as the legislative officer at the Post Auxiliary and at the district level. She also served for several years as the secretary of the White Mountain Conservatives. She had been an active member of the Sergeants Major Association Auxiliary during her years in California. Joyce was very patriotic and loved helping veterans and their families.
She is survived by her husband, Terry Hill; son, Patrick Hill of Phoenix; daughters, Becky (Kevin) Floyd of Corona, Calif., and Jacqueline (Drew Heathcote) Noel of Columbia, Mo.; grandson, Jack Floyd; granddaughters, Claire Floyd, Wynde Noel, Kelli Noel and Mandi Schroff; sisters, Marianne (Ralph) Gavett of Corona, Calif., Jeanne Mailloux of Camp Verde and Susan (David) Kinkade of Eagle Mountain, Utah.
Owens Livingston Mortuary of Show Low handled the arrangements.