Joyce Pearl Litten, 79, Nevada, MO passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2022 at Truman Healthcare & Rehab in Lamar. Joyce was born July 15, 1942 in Ft. Scott, KS to Frank M. and Eva V. (Parrish) Hogan. She was united in marriage to Wesley Litten on June 22, 1973 and he preceded her in death on November 28, 1998.
Joyce was raised in the Metz area. She attended Metz High School where she graduated with the Class of 1960. Joyce lived most of her adult life in Nevada. Although she worked for a time a Hallmark Cards in Kansas City, she spent most of her life as a caregiver for her family.
Joyce is survived by a daughter, Davonna Bolling, Lamar; three brothers, Gary Hogan (Melba), Moundville, Tom Hogan, Nevada, Ken Hogan (Evonda), Nevada; one sister, Pamela Bennett (Larry), Kansas; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband Wesley, she was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Virginia Hogan; a brother Jim Hogan; and her sister-in-law, Guyla Jean (Pickins) Hogan.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Ray Dean Scism officiating. Interment will follow in Moore Cemetery in Nevada. The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested in her memory to Truman Healthcare in Lamar c/o Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada