March 16, 1930 - December 7, 2019
Joyce Blackett Giles was born March 16, 1930, in Springville, Utah to Robert Earl Blackett and Mary Edna Knudsen Blackett the sixth of eight children. Joyce passed away December 7, 2019, in Springville, Utah surrounded by family and loved ones. Joyce grew up in Springville and graduated from Springville High School where she was Art City Queen her senior year. She married Charles “Bert” Giles in Provo, Utah October 1, 1948 while Bert was home on leave from the Navy. The marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple. They were blessed with seven children: Barbara (Galen) Allred, Kanarraville, Utah; Charles Bert Giles Jr. “Chuck”, Lake Shore, Utah; Debbie (Stan) Curtis, Springville, Utah; Alton “Corey” Giles, Springville, Utah; Bart Earl (Patti) Giles, Ceresco, Michigan; Mary (Robert) Hamilton, Spanish Fork, Utah; and Carrie (John) Allsop, Manti, Utah. Joyce enjoyed quilting, crocheting, making candy, especially peanut brittle, and spending time with family at the Giles Cabin in Provo Canyon. Joyce is survived by all of her children, 19 grandchildren, 38.5 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter, one brother, John (Ann) Blackett, and one sister-in-law Loretta Blackett. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Bert Giles, and her siblings: Dean, Bud, Jim, Fern, Shirley, Carol, and daughter-in-law, Tena Giles. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at the Provo City Cemetery, 610 S. State Street, Provo, Utah. A family prayer will be held at the Berg Mortuary of Provo, 185 E. Center Street, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. prior to services at the cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at www.bergmortuary.com.
Joyce Blackett Giles was born March 16, 1930, in Springville, Utah to Robert Earl Blackett and Mary Edna Knudsen Blackett the sixth of eight children. Joyce passed away December 7, 2019, in Springville, Utah surrounded by family and loved ones.... View Obituary & Service Information
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