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Joye Dutton

October 23, 1920 — August 16, 2021

Joye Dutton

Joye M. Dutton, 100, of Champaign, IL passed away at 11:05 A.M. on Monday, August 16, 2021, at Country Health and Rehab in Gifford, IL.

Graveside service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, August 20, 2021, in the Arcola Cemetery.  Pastor Steven Stern will officiate.  The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Joye was born on October 23, 1920, on the family farm in Arcola, IL.  She was a daughter of Guy “Fred” and Jocelyn (Gamble) Munson.  She married James S. Dutton on February 9, 1943, in St. Charles, MO.  He passed away on June 24, 1995.

She is survived by her daughter, Vickie Reep of Rantoul, IL, two grandchildren, Melissa Reep and her special friend, Garrett Bruns, of Thomasboro, IL and Sara Roy and her husband Damon of Paxton, IL, two great-grandchildren, Colton, and Riley Roy.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one sister, Alyse V. Porter.

Joye graduated from Arcola High School in 1938.

Joye retired after 30 years of employment at the Illinois State Water Survey.

She was a member of the Faith United Methodist Church in Champaign and the Champaign County Farm Bureau.

Joye enjoyed reading, traveling, walking and time with her family.

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