Enjoyed singing and spending time outdoors

Joyce Jane Caven, age 71, of Sunrise Beach, Missouri departed this life Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at her residence.

 Joyce was born March 21, 1943 in La Cygne, Kansas. She was the daughter of Elton and Mary (Major) Whitfill. 

Joyce was married to JD Caven August 26, 1965 in Shawnee, Kansas. They raised two children, David and Jennifer. 

Joyce was a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church in Lake Ozark, Missouri. She was involved in several organizations including the Lake Area Choral, D.A.R., and P.E.O. Joyce loved singing and playing outdoor sports.   Her greatest joy was her family.

 Joyce is survived by her husband JD of the home; one son, David and his wife, Ann, of Houston, Texas; one daughter, Jennifer Zimmer and husband, Peter, of Tann, Germany; six grandchildren; two brothers, Scott Whitfill and wife, Carol, of Sunrise Beach and Steven Whitfill and wife, Debbie, of Enid, Oklahoma; along with several other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at 11:00 am at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Lake Ozark, Missouri. The family will receive friends for visitation from 10:00-11:00 a.m. prior to services at the church.

Memorial donations are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.hedgesscottfuneralhomes.com

Arrangements have been placed under the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home Osage Beach, Missouri.