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Columbia Missourian

Joyce Ann Crouch Waterbury died at the age of 53

By Lexie Cartee
December 4, 2012 | 6:17 p.m. CST

*CORRECTION — An earlier version of this obituary included an incorrect date for visiting hours and the funeral. Both will be Saturday, starting at 1:30 p.m.  at Paquin Tower.

COLUMBIA — Joyce Ann Crouch Waterbury of Columbia died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. She was 53.

Ms. Waterbury was born in Columbia on June 13, 1959, to Cleveland C. and Beverly Ann Dickerson Crouch. She was baptized in 1970 at the Blue Ridge Baptist Church in Kansas City and was a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints, in Columbia. She volunteered at the central Missouri Food Bank. 

Ms. Waterbury lived in Paquin Tower where she had many friends. She was involved in the ceramics program and enjoyed playing dominoes and Wii Bowling with other residents.

She is survived by her mother, Beverly Dickerson Cofield; a brother, L. Scott Byars; and an aunt, Mickey Dickerson Havener, all of Columbia; an uncle, Ross Dickerson of Phoenix, Ariz.; and a very special friend, Myron Woodson, formerly of Columbia.

Her stepfather, Leland W. Byars, Jr., who raised her; her grandparents, Ross and Louis Dickerson; and her aunt, Rose Dickerson Fisher, died earlier. 

The family will receive friends at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Paquin Tower, 1201 Paquin St. A memorial service will begin 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Paquin Tower. A reception will follow the services

Memorials are suggested to Salvation Army, 1108 W. Ash St., Columbia, MO 65203.

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