Joyce Clotene Teal died Monday, Jan. 25, 2010, in Miami. She was 82.

Mrs. Teal was born June 25, 1927, in Miami to George and Hattie (Switzer) Kirk. She lived in Miami since 1947.

She was a homemaker.

She married James R. “Dick” Teal on April 1, 1947. He preceded her in death on Nov. 5, 2008.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Bud, Jim and Bob Kirk, and two sisters, Carol and Pat.

Survivors include three sons and their wives, James R. and Pamela Teal of Grove, Ronald W. and Phyllis Teal of Clinton, Mo., and Donald E. and Glynda Teal of Miami, six grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami. Jerry Baser will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at Cooper-Althouse Funeral Home in Miami.

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