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“I have many fond memories of Joyce. Used to love it when we were teenagers and she would play the piano for me. She was a very accomplished pianist...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Msrjorie Stanton - Jefferson, NY

“Joyce was a good friend and neighbor. She was kind and considerate of others. She was a well organized individual who had everything down pat and...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Jim and Carolyn Brown - Gilboa, NY

“I didn't really know Joyce. I only met her two times, through my friend Janette, but in those two meetings, I could tell she was a born-again...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Carol Brodie - South Valley, NY

“Joyce and I spent time together when we were children and I visited my grandparents Bert and Rita Proper. We would walk to each others house and ...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Chyrl Proper Laxton - Reidsville, NC

“When my husband and I came to Gilboa for his first pastorate at the Flat Creek Baptist Church in 1956, Joyce Bailey was one of the active members but...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Joyce Allen - Dallas, TX - friend

“I did not know Joyce as well but I was impressed that she helped Stewart Mace in so many ways after his wife Clyda (her aunt) died. I know her faith...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Nancy Mace - Palatine Bridge, NY

“I was fortunate to have known Joyce as a neighbor, and friend. I was also lucky to have worked with her during her tenure at the Farm Service Agency...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Brenda Weaver - Gilboa, NY

“I will always remember our happy years as children growing up, our many discussions of our fears, secrets and plans for our futures. Then how we...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Teresa (Tess) Lahti - Dunnellon, FL


Gilboa- Joyce A. Bailey, 73, of Mace Road, died Monday, September 23, 2013 at Albany Medical Center following a brief illness.

Born October 27, 1939 in Gilboa, she was the daughter of George W. and Evelyn (Scutt) Bailey.

Joyce was a lifelong area resident and retired from Schoharie County Farm Service Agency where she was a program assistant.

She was an active member of the Flat Creek Baptist Church.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 at Flat Creek Baptist Church, Flat Creek Rd., Gilboa. Burial will be private in Keyserkill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home, 134 River St., Middleburgh and Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill.