Emily McCamish


Emily Joyce McCamish, 89,  of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in a local hospital.

She was the daughter of the late Roy and Ruby Mauldin McCamish, and was also preceded in death by her sister, Elizabeth Nease.

Joyce retired from Cleveland Utilities with over 30 years of service. She was a longtime member of Big Spring Baptist Church, where she attended for over 74 years. She was baptized at the church on April 18, 1945. She was a very active member, teaching Sunday School, helping with the Children’s Church and singing in choir. She was also a volunteer at Bradley Memorial Hospital as a Grey Lady for over 20 years.

She is survived by her nieces: Sharon Baker and her husband, Johnny, Vivian Hardwick and her husband, Cicero; her nephew, Rick Nease and his wife, Tricia; her great-niece, Lauren Moyle and her husband, Paul; her great-nephew, Jordan Nease; her great-great-niece, Elizabeth Moyle; her sister, JoAnn McCamish Forrest; and Joyce’s caregiver and friend, Elaine McClain.

A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 7 o’clock Friday, March 15, 2019, at Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services, North Ocoee Street Chapel, with the Rev. Tom Wickes officiating.

The committal service will be private, with Gene Hysinger, Jerry Dunlap, Greg Epperson, Jerry Shannon, Jordan Nease, and Paul Moyle serving as casket bearers.

The family will receive friends Friday, from 5 until 7 p.m., at the funeral home.

Donations can be made in the memory and honor of Joyce to her church, Big Spring Baptist Church, 1415 Hardwick St. S.E. Cleveland TN., 37311.

We encourage you to share your memories and/or condolences with the McCamish family by going to www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.


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