Born November 21, 1930, in Hagerstown, MD, she was the daughter of the late Waldo Palmer and Ima (Herbst) Palmer.
Joyce was preceded in death by her loving husband, John F. Kreigh Sr., in 2009.
She was a 1948 graduate of Hagerstown High School and a member of St. Peter’s Beards Lutheran Church in Smithsburg.
In previous years, she was employed with Fairchild and Mack Truck in Hagerstown.
Joyce is survived by her son, John F. Kreigh Jr. and wife, Dana, of Waynesboro, PA; her daughter, Cynthia Kreigh and friend, Randy Hixon; sister in law, Jean Palmer; Sam and her other feline companions.
In addition to her parents and husband, Joyce was preceded in death by a sister, Charlotte Kinna, and two brothers, Ernest and Donovan Palmer.
The family will receive friends at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring, MD on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, from 10 to 11 am.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfhinc.com.
Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family.