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Joyce I. (Leafgreen) Devlin

September 28, 1932 ~ March 21, 2017 (age 84)

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March 24, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home Alpha
111 S. 1st Street
Alpha, IL 61413

March 25, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
New Windsor Presbyterian Church
414 Walnut
New Windsor, IL 61465


New Windsor Presbyterian Church
414 Walnut
New Windsor, IL 61465

March 25, 2017

New Windsor/Petrie Cemetery
North 4th Avenue
New Windsor, IL 61465

Joyce I. Devlin, 84, of New Windsor, Illinois died Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital. Funeral Services are 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the New Windsor Presbyterian Church. Burial is in the New Windsor Cemetery. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Friday at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home in Alpha. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the Tri-County Ambulance or the New Windsor Presbyterian Church and online condolences can be made at

Joyce was born September 28, 1932 in Avon, Illinois to Albert and Vera Johnson Leafgreen. She graduated from ROVA High School in 1950. On December 2, 1950, she married Cletus M. Devlin in Nashua, Iowa.

She was employed as a cook at the Winola School District and the Sherrard High School, retiring in 1995. During the summers, she worked in the office at Shady Lakes Campground.

Joyce was a member of the New Windsor Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed cooking, baking, reading, taking care of her home and especially being with her family.

Survivors include her husband, Cletus; one daughter Cleta (Kirby) Willems of New Windsor; three sons, Bruce Devlin of New Windsor; Ron (Kathy) Devlin of Galesburg; Kevin (Wende) Devlin of Rio; 7 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; three sisters, Kay (Robert) Thompson of New Windsor; Sherrie (Dick) Taylor of Woodhull; Joby (Don) Eiker of Lexington; several nieces and nephews.

Her parents and one sister, Vivian Allison preceded her in death.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Tri-County Ambulance
210 W. Sauk Avenue, Rio IL 61472
Tel: 1-309-972-5901

New Windsor Presbyterian Church
414 Walnut, New Windsor IL 61465

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