Joyce Ann Osburn Denman age 72 of Miami, Okla. passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017 in Joplin, Mo. after a long illness. She was born on November 1, 1944 in Richmond, Ind. the daughter of Elbert & Louise (Helton) Holt.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Richard Osburn, her second husband, Ira Roy Denman, two brothers, Elmer Holt and Lawrence Holt and a daughter, Teresa Brewer. 

She is survived by three daughters, Tina Hancock and her husband Rick, of Seneca, Mo., Donna Shoultz of Commerce, Okla. and Ruth Nesbit and her husband Scott, of Woodward, Okla., one son, Michael Denman of Fort Worth, Texas, a son-in-law Ron Brewer of Joplin, Mo., two sisters, Dorotha Clark and her husband Ron, of St. Simons Island, Ga. and Ruth Holt, of Noblesville, Ind. Also surviving is a granddaughter, Chloe Brewer of Joplin, Mo., nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Joyce Denman will be held 1 p.m., Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Miami, Okla. Visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m. until funeral time at 1 p.m. Pallbearers will be Rick Cox, Micky Wood, Jr., Larry Kimrey, Bill Tritthart, Bill Osburn and Joe Butcher. Interment will be held in the G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, Okla