November 21, 1952 – January 17, 2018
Joyce Elizabeth Myers Rose, 65, of Spring Creek, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday evening, January 17, 2018 surrounded by family after a hard-fought battle with cancer. She was born on November 21, 1952 in Greensboro, North Carolina, to Richard and Lois (Cassels) Myers, one of six children. Joyce attended schools in Florida and California before coming to Spring Creek, where she practiced her profession as a nail tech for 30 years. She loved making friends with almost every client who came to her. Joyce married William Rose on December 11, 1975. They enjoyed 42 wonderful years together. She is preceded in death by her grandparents Ed and Ina Cassels of Las Vegas, Nevada; parents, Richard and Lois Myers of Elko, and niece, Jessica Vignolo. Joyce is survived by her husband, Billy and their five children: Cristina Atencio of New Mexico, Naomi Alson of California, Rebecca Watkins, Andrew (Stacy) Rose and Amber Rose; all of Elko. Brothers Charlie (Tammy) Myers, Rick (Debbie) Myers, twin sister Janyce (Tom) Jenkins, sister, Kathy (Bill) Hassett all of Elko and sister, Toni Forbes of Washington, 19 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews whom loved her dearly. Funeral services will be held at Burns Funeral Home on Thursday January 25, 2018 at 11 am with her uncle, Pastor Robert Cassels, officiating. A gathering of her friends and family will take place at 1:00 pm following the service at 1730 Celtic Way. Those wishing to donate may do so to the Cancer Society, New Horizon Hospice or any charity of their choice.