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Joyce Daniels

Birth Date: August 10, 1950
Death Date: April 27, 2018

Joyce Elaine Daniels, 67, of Decatur, passed away Friday evening, April 27, 2018, in her daughter’s home, surrounded by her loving family.

Joyce was born August 10, 1950, in Taylorville, IL to Robert and Gloria (Carnduff) Blakeman. She married David Wayne Daniels on October 20, 1973, in Decatur, IL. He passed away February 9, 2018. Joyce was a member of Harvest Christian Church in Decatur. She was a special education teaching assistant for many years. Joyce loved to dance, go camping and fishing, cooking and entertaining, but most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her two children, Courtney (Neil) Barding of Decatur and Jon (Angela) Daniels of Harristown; four grandchildren, Logan Barding, Mikali Daniels, Corban Daniels and Milaina Daniels; two brothers, Robert (Bonnie) Blakeman of Decatur and Mike Clark of Mansfield, IL; three sisters, Sheri Smith, Cheryl Sneyd and Darla (Bill) Tuttle all of Decatur.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband and one brother, Greg Blakeman.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Joyce Daniels will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at Moran & Goebel Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at Moran & Goebel Funeral Home. Memorials may be directed to the grandchildren.

The family of Joyce Daniels is being served by the Moran & Goebel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2801 N. Monroe St., Decatur, IL 62526. Memories and condolences may be shared at

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May 1, 2018
5:00 pm
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May 2, 2018
11:00 am
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  1. I am very sorry to see that Joyce (Mrs. Daniels) has passed away. It has been a long time since I have seen her but remember she was very friendly and kind. Both of my sons had her at Playmates Preschool. Their experience there was very positive. Praying for your family. Jeannie Bainbridge (D1Naz member)

  2. Steve and I are so sorry for your loss. She was a good human being who opened her arms to all. Prayers to all of you. Steve and Dorry Tuttle

  3. Hello Jon,
    I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I remember some very nice conversations with her when you and the boys were young. You are in my thoughts and prayers, with deepest sympathy and love,
    Lisa Dingman(Josh and John Franklin's mom)

  4. Prayers for all of Joyce's family that Jesus will comfort you as only He can and give you His peace. We knew Dave and Joyce through our love of old cars. They were a wonderful couple. May all your memories keep them both close in your hearts. May it bring comfort to you that Joyce is now together again with Dave and you also will see them again one day. Heaven is just a breath away. Les and Patty Aubert

  5. My mom loved to feed people. While in the nursing home she got in trouble for having to much food in her room because all the nurses stopped there for lunch :slightly_smiling_face:. Then she got in trouble for ordering $ 100 bucks worth of pizzas for staff. Apparently there’s a law against this lol who knew!!:wink::joy:

  6. my sis, my Bug, there are so many many memories, fun times, sad times, better times, but never in my life will I ever let you out of my heart.. I will always keep all we talked about and all the did together in my little small case you gave me…the case of treasures….I love you, will miss you and never forget my best friend and sister….Love Bean…(Cheryl)……

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