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Funeral Ceremony: 1 p.m. Monday, July 19, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora
Interment: Christian Home Cemetery, Louisville
Visitation: 11 a.m. until time of service on Monday at the funeral home
Paytina “Joy” Boston, age 76, of Xenia, Illinois, passed away Thursday evening, July 15, 2021, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.
She was born August 26, 1944, in Effingham, Illinois, the daughter of Payton James and Norma J. “Jackie” (Aldrich) McGivney.
Joy had worked at the shoe factory, at Flora Manor, and later at Livingston Manor starting out as a basic housekeeper and working her way up to Supervisor. She enjoyed watching wrestling and soap operas, fishing, and playing bingo. Joy loved to be outside and cherished memories of her trips to Las Vegas. She was a mother, grandmother, and best friend to all.
She is survived by her life friend: Junior Goff of Xenia; children: Tammy Hays of Xenia and Debra Murphy of Salem; siblings: Angela (Ed) Hinkle of Xenia, Jane (Larry) Albert of Iuka, Kathy (late husband Jim) Riley of Forrest, and Payton James of Flora; grandchildren: Jessica (Mitch) Rothrock of Effingham, Amber Persinger of Xenia, Kristi Goff (Billy Schlosser) of Mattoon, and Jessica Goff (Daniel South) of Enfield; loving and caring best friend: Susan Spitz; special friend: Nancy Bayles; numerous other grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a son-in-law: Rodney Persinger of Flora.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter: Tina Persinger; and siblings: John McGivney and Jerry Lee “Pate” McGivney.
A funeral ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, July 19, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora. Interment will follow in Christian Home Cemetery, Louisville. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of service on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to the family for a memorial fund and will be accepted through the funeral home. To share a memory or condolence visit: www.frankandbright.com
Tammy I am so sorry, my Mother just thought the world of her. I can't believe I just talked to you two and she's gone. May God help you threw this terrible time. If theirs anything I can do to help you I'm here. Joy was such a good women.
So Sorry for ur Loss! Joy was a Good Caring Person who would help anyone anytime! Prayers for the Family!!!
Sorry for your loss. Prayers for you all. Love.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.
Junior and Tammy I am very sorry for your loss. Joy was a wonderful lady. If you need any thing let me know.
So sorry to hear about Joy. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time.
SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS
I was so sorry to hear of Joy's passing. She was always smiling and such a delight. Rest in piece, sweet cousin.
I'm so sorry for your loss. She was such a sweet lady. Hugs and prayers for the family.