Joyce Elizabeth (Douglas) McAndrews


Age 95, Shenandoah, Va.

Joyce Elizabeth Douglas McAndrews, 95, of Shenandoah, passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2020, at Whispering Pines Assisted Living in Luray. She had been in failing health for the past three years.

She was born in Page County on Sept. 1, 1924, the daughter of the late James L. Douglas and Mary Catherine Heatwole Douglas Emerson.

Joyce was a homemaker and a faithful member of the Church of the Valley. She was church soloist and a member of the choir and loved to sing.

She is survived by numerous cousins; nieces and nephews; a stepson, Carl McAndrews of Texas; and her caretakers, Steven and Lois Sly of Elkton.

A special thanks to Sister Millie Comer and Leachia Merica for their forever friendships.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl L. McAndrews on January 21, 1996.

Friends may sign the register book from 12- 5 pm, Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at Lindsey-Kyger Funeral Home in Shenandoah.

A graveside service will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, April 16, 2020 at Leake’s Chapel Cemetery in Stanley with Pastor Alfred Comer officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of the Valley, 6859 U.S. Highway 340, Shenandoah, VA 22849.

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