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Obituary of Joy Garcia

Joy DeAnne (Wilcox) Garcia passed away June 3, 2014. She was 54.

A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. July 6 at Whispering Pines Church of God.

Joy was born May 9, 1960 in Grass Valley, Calif., to Jack and Vangie Wilcox.

Joy was a lifetime resident of Nevada County and graduated from Nevada Union High School in 1978.

Her life revolved around her three daughters and four grandchildren. Joy attended Whispering Pines Church of God most of her life.

Joy is survived by her mother, Vangie Wilcox; brothers Jay (Sally) Wilcox and Tony (Diane) Wilcox; sister Kelli (Ed) Mace; daughters Heather (Tim) Griffin, Lauren (Eric) Dodge, and Kelsey Garcia; and grandchildren Jacob and Alexis Griffin and Brian and Jackson Dodge. She is also survived by her husband, Andy Garcia. She has seven nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Jack Wilcox.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Chase Bank or the church.


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The Union Updated Jun 12, 2014 06:19PM Published Jun 13, 2014 10:40AM Copyright 2014 The Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.