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Joyce E Jensen
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • St. James United Methodist Church
    512 St. James Ave.
    Goose Creek, SC 29445

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“This is one of Joyce's paintings that I have. I believe it was framed by her husband. She is missed, but I am happy I will always have this to remind...Read More »
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“Mrs. Joyce: I will all ways love and miss you!!! You and Dwayne will all ways remain my most precious-favorite couple at St. James UMC!!! Your...Read More »
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“So sorry to hear of Joyce's passing. I knew her after she retired from EMS but always heard great stories about her tireless work and wonderful...Read More »
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“Even though I haven't seen her in years I have fond memories of her dispatching my Ambulance , she was always so understanding since I ocasionly ...Read More »
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Joyce Elaine Ward Jensen, 85, of Ladson, South Carolina entered into eternal rest March 30, 2020.
Her Graveside Service will be private. A celebration of her life may be planned for a later date. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Northwoods Chapel.

Joyce was born July 18, 1934 in Rockville, Connecticut. She is preceded in death by her parents, Clifford O. Ward Sr. and Celia E. Ward West and her brother, Alan R. Ward (Marilyn).

She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 65 years, Duane C. Jensen Sr; her son, Duane C. Jensen Jr.; her daughter, Terry J. Waters (Herb), all of Ladson, SC; two grandsons, Duane C. Jensen III (Beth) of O'Fallon, IL and Chad G. Waters (Allison) of Boone, NC; two great-grandsons, Cooper D. and Charlie C. Jensen of O'Fallon, IL; one brother, Clifford O. Ward, Jr. (Vera) of Storrs, CT; three sisters, Beverly J. West (Roger) of Tolland, CT, Carol A. Pierce (Paul) of Willington, CT and Diane G. Trumbull (Calvin) of Bolton, CT; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Joyce was once a firefighter with Caromi Fire Department; an EMT with Berkeley County EMS and a dispatcher with Charleston County EMS. Her passions were bingo and photography. She was also an awesome artist.

In Lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. James United Methodist Church, 512 St. James Ave., Goose Creek, SC 29445.

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