Joyce Lorraine Bayliss (Shafferkoetter), age 82, of Warrenton passed away unexpectedly on May 4, 2022. She is survived by her loving husband, Marcus Albert Bayliss; her three daughters, Janice Lorraine Stephens (Rick), Julie Lynn Martin (Randy), and Jennifer Marie Payne (Raymond); her grandchildren, Lindsey Anne Wilkins (Drew), Erin Elizabeth Decker (Ross), Whitney Anne Odor (Joel), Austin Lee Rinbarger, Samantha Marie Rinabarger, and Nathan Joseph Rinabarger; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Joyce was born in Union, MO, on February 5, 1940. She is the 9th of 10 children born to Perry Edmund and Ada Frances (Hendrix) Shafferkoetter. Joyce spent a good portion of her adult life in Glendale, MO, where she was a member of Glendale Presbyterian Church. Joyce was a Social Worker with a Master’s Degree from St. Louis University and worked with underprivileged children and families. Joyce was known for having a heart for hospitality, and she welcomed everyone into her home for coffee and fellowship. Joyce had a heart for the Lord and was a part of her local church in Warrenton.
Visitation will be held Friday, May 13, 2022, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pitman Funeral Home in Warrenton. Funeral services will immediately follow. Joyce will be laid to rest at Warrenton City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of Pitman Funeral Home, PO Box 126, Warrenton, MO 63383.