Joyce Ann McGrath
Joyce "Joy" Ann McGrath
Joyce "Joy" Ann McGrath, 62, of Sutherlin, Oregon passed away Thursday December 21, 2006.
She was born May 6, 1944 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas to Johnnie & Arlie Cook. Joy worked for many years as a Caseworker with Senior Services in Medford and Roseburg, Oregon. She moved from Medford, Oregon to Sutherlin, Oregon in March of 2003. She was very active in her church in Medford and Faith Baptist Church in Sutherlin.
Joy enjoyed crocheting, knitting, gardening, reading, playing cards and her cats.
Survivors include her sons Rob McGrath and his wife Karen and Scott McGrath all of Medford, Oregon; mother Arlie Cook of Oakland, Oregon; sisters Patti Johnson and her husband Carl of Brookings, Oregon and Mary Howard and her husband Jim of Coos Bay, Oregon and her cats Smokey, Rags and Little One. Joy was preceded in death by her father Johnnie in 1994.
Memorial services will be held Saturday December 30, 2006 at 10:30 am at Faith Baptist Church, 1352 E. Central, Sutherlin. Oregon 97479. Pastor Gary Novak will officiate. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Joy's memory to Faith Baptist Church Education or Mission Fund; P.O.Box 1223, Sutherlin, Oregon 97479. Private cremation rites have been held. Chapel of the Firs is in charge of arrangements.