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Joyce McCullough

Joyce Marie McCullough, 77, Topeka, formerly of Neosho Falls, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at her home.
Joyce was born at Neosho Falls, the daughter of Sidney and Martha (Almond) Heslop. She graduated from Neosho Falls High School.
On July 25, 1954, Joyce married William E. McCullough. They followed construction work a number of years before returning to Neosho Falls. She worked for Herff Jones, Iola, before working at the Allen County Hospital. Mr. McCullough preceded her in death March 10, 2004, and she moved to Topeka.
Survivors are three children, Pamela Sue Durow and husband Doug, Topeka, Diana L. McCullough, Anchorage, Ala., and Michael W. McCullough, Neosho Falls; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert, Donald and James Heslop.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Cedarvale Cemetery, Neosho Falls.
Memorial choice is Cedarvale Cemetery Association and may be left with the Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.

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