Mount Vernon News
  • Joyce Kissel

  • July 23, 2010

BUTLER — Joyce Kissel, 62, of Butler passed away July 23, 2010, in her home surrounded by her family.
She was born May 16, 1948, in Grundy, Va., the daughter of Dale and Dorothy (Stiltner) Whited. A lifelong area resident, Joyce was a loving and dedicated mother to her two daughters.

Joyce is survived by her husband, Robert Kissel, whom she married Jan. 28, 1972; two daughters, Stephanie (Jake) Furnis of Butler and Holly (Chris) Pettigrew of Cincinnati; a grandson, John Ethan Pettigrew; eight sisters and a brother; along with several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends too numerous to name.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother.

Friends may call Tuesday, July 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral service will follow at 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions to Knox County Hospice may be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences to the Kissel family may be made by visiting



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