AVA, Ill. — Joyce E. (Schemel) Hale, 62, of Ava, formerly of Thebes, died at 2:45 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2013, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
She was a homemaker.
She was survived by three daughters, Ellen Dodson of Thebes, Mary Renshaw of Gale, and Rita Imparato of Thebes; one son, Larry Hale Jr. of McClure; one brother, Randy Schemel of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; two sisters, Barbara Blackler of Hannibal, Mo., and Donna Bailey of Willisville; 22 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Patricia Ann Hale-Osorio, and two brothers. Her parents were Lloyd Edward Schemel and Anna Mary (Hafley) Schemel.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Jones Funeral Home Tamms with the Revs. Raymond McAfee and Jimmie Monahan officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery in Thebes.
Friends may call between 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Monday, June 8, 2013, at Jones Funeral Home Tamms.