July 8, 1937 - February 25, 2022
F. Joyce Burgess, 84, of St. Joseph Township died on Friday, February 25, 2022 at her home. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements are by the Fairplain Chapel of Florin Funeral Service in Benton Township. Memorials may be given to the Caring Circle Hospice. Please share messages or memories at www.florin.net. Joyce was born on July 8, 1937 in Hollywood, FL to Kenneth and Madelyne Stickland. She moved to Fountain, MI at the age of 2 and moved to Benton Harbor at the age of 8. Joyce was the shipping and receiving clerk at the Heath/Zenith Company from 1971 to 1996. From 1998 to 2003 she was employed at the DT-Peer Company where she retired in 2003. She enjoyed playing cards and cooking. And not a day went by that she did not have her western shows and movies on. Joyce also made friends easily and always wanted to help everyone. She was a loving and caring person to everyone. Joyce loved spending time with her family including her grandchildren and great grandchildren who brought her so much joy. Family gatherings were her greatest joy. Her family includes “The Love of Her Life”, Cathy Rowlee, of St. Joseph Township; her children, Tammy (Ray) Synder of Benton Harbor, Tracy Burgess of Kalamazoo, Tony (Cindy) Burgess of Benton Harbor and Terry Burgess of St. Joseph; her 9 grandchildren and her 15 great grandchildren. Joyce was preceded in death by her oldest son, Timmy, her brother, Gordon (Tim) Stickland and her mother, Madelyne Hatoskey.
F. Joyce Burgess, 84, of St. Joseph Township died on Friday, February 25, 2022 at her home. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements are by the Fairplain Chapel of Florin Funeral... View Obituary & Service Information
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