Joyce Frank Hunt, God's special gift to all she touched, peacefully passed away on Tuesday evening, March 8, 2011, after a short battle with cancer. Our beloved mother grew up in the Chicago area, and attended Nazareth Girls Academy, remaining a devout Catholic throughout her life.

Joyce is survived by her two sons, Gregory B. Gargus and George W. (Kelly) Gargus III; six grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; brother, Donald Frank; sister, Carol Frank Buxton; and two nieces. She will join in heaven two nieces who died all too soon last year from cancer.

Joyce's pure soul, infectious smile and loving heart will be forever missed by her friends and family. God, please take special care of our mom, till we can be with her again.

Family and friends are welcome to attend a celebration of Joyce's life, that will be held on Monday, March 14, 2011, at 4:00 p.m., at 400 Clay Street, Ashland, Ore., following a family graveside service at Hillcrest Memorial Park, 2201 N. Phoenix Rd., Medford. Arrangements by Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary, 541-773-6162.