Joyce C. Pavlovich

Joyce C. Pavlovich

December 5, 1947 - October 31, 2016

Joyce C. Pavlovich, 68, of Gray passed away Monday, October 31, 2016. Born December 5, 1947, in Bessemer, Alabama, she was the daughter of the late George F. and Clorene Howington Canterbury who were from West Blocton, Alabama. In addition to her father and mother, she was preceded in death by her sister, Claudia Watts and brother, George Stephen Canterbury.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Tri-County Elks Lodge. For 15 years, she served as president of the Tri-County Cancer Coalition and was named the Tri-County Woman of the Year in 2007 as a result of her dedication to the coalition.

She leaves behind her loving husband, Joseph Pavlovich; daughter, Shannon Savage and husband Terry; grandson, Jared Seth Finnen; granddaughter, Jonica Savannah Bagley; two special nephews: Keith Watts and Kyle Watts; and two special nieces: Stephanie Canterbury and Candice Canterbury, as well as three special friends/honorary sisters: Johnnie Davis, Annie Brock, and Angela Sosa. Joyce “Jodie” leaves behind numerous other special friends and family. She was lucky enough to be able to say that she had two homes: one in Kentucky and one in West Blocton, Alabama, where she had lived.

A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, November 4, 2016, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Mike Weglicki and Father Alan Carter officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 8:30 P.M. Thursday at Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin. The Rosary will begin at 8:30 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tri-County Cancer Coalition P.O. Box 1331 Corbin, KY 40702. Also, a suggestion would be to plant a favorite tree or plant in memory of Joyce to reflect the beauty in God’s world.

  • Donna Bowling
    Posted at 01:42h, 02 November Reply

    My deepest sympathy to the family during the days ahead. May God comfort you during this time.

  • L Gray
    Posted at 12:06h, 03 November Reply

    My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in God’s word at Revelation 21:3,4.

  • Bhargab Prerana Dixit
    Posted at 15:39h, 03 November Reply

    Our deepest condolences to the whole family. May you Rest In Peace Joyce

  • Angie Madon
    Posted at 06:25h, 06 November Reply

    My condolences to the entire family please know my thoughts are with you all during you hard times ahead ..

  • Katharine Lay
    Posted at 14:37h, 27 December Reply

    I loved Joyce, worked with her helping many people who was diagnosed with cancer find whys to help them. She was loving, self sacrificing, no better friend to have. I will miss talking with her asking for advice. Joyce was one of my rock’s. Good-bye Joyce, love you, until we meet again in the next life. Kathy Lay

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