Graveside rites for Joyce Elizabeth Penkal, 87, will be at 1 p.m. Monday, March 20, 2017, at Rose Hill Cemetery conducted by the Rev. Bruce Kirby.
Joyce Elizabeth Penkal was born to the late William Patrick O’Neil and Isabelle Schaeean O’Neil, February 4, 1930, at New Orleans, La.  She moved to Ardmore in 1994 from Ohio. Of Catholic faith, she had worked as a nurse’s aide earlier in her life and in her leisure time enjoyed playing bingo.  
Joyce passed from life to life everlasting, March 15, 2017, at the age of 87 years, 1 month and 11 days, in the local hospital at Ardmore, Okla.  
In addition to her parents, Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Penkal; her brothers, Cyril C. “Bill” and Harold O’Neil; and sisters, Lucille Dauterive and Thais Heider.
Joyce is survived by her daughter, Patricia “Patty” Gibson of Ardmore; and three sons, Kenneth Patrick Joyce of Lone Grove, Jeffrey Alan Joyce of Ardmore and Gary Wayne Joyce of Pennsylvania; also nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  
A time of visitation and support has been set from 3 to 4 p.m. today at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home and Crematory.  
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