Hendricks, Joyce M.

Joyce M. Hendricks, 87, of Galesburg, died at 3:44 a.m. Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Seminary Manor, Galesburg.
Joyce was born October 16, 1931 in Galesburg, the daughter of James and Roberta Marie (Hopkins) Nemeth. She married Robert Hendricks on February 28, 1950 in Galesburg. He preceded her in death on September 17, 2010. Joyce is survived by two sons, John Henricks of Galesburg and Phil (Jonna) Hendricks of Abingdon; three daughters, Kris Hendricks of Galesburg, Diane Lambrecht of Morton, and Lori (Jim) Pickrel of Galesburg; ten grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; and Heather (Chris) Noll-Sliva of Rockford who knew Joyce as Mama Joyce. She is also survived by one sister, Phyllis Norris of Galesburg; and one brother, Terry (Mary Jo) Nemeth of Galesburg. Along with her husband and parents, Joyce was preceded in death by one brother Phillip “Bud” Nemeth.
Joyce was a devout member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and its Altar and Rosary Society. She was a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan and enjoyed going to the casino.
Visitation will be 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg. The rosary will be prayed 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, with funeral mass to follow at 11 a.m. Father William T. Miller will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Galesburg. Memorials may be made to St. Patrick’s Altar and Rosary Society or to Costa Catholic Academy. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.watsonthomas.com.