Joyce Marie Over (Smith) Dombek, 80, passed away peacefully on December 18, 2011 after a long illness. Joyce was born April 4, 1931 in Tulsa, OK, the daughter of F. Lovetta Eads (Over) and W. Percy Over. She moved to Oklahoma City in 1949 where she resided the rest of her life, working as a legal secretary until her retirement in 1983. During her retirement years, she was able to focus on helping and loving family, friends, and any pet that needed an extra hug or two. She loved her family and close friends with all her heart, especially her grandson.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Louis "Duke" Dombek. Joyce is survived by her son, Kevin C. Smith of Kansas City, MO; brother Leroy Over (Jean) of OKC; daughter-in-law Cynthia L. Smith of Lenexa, KS; grandson Jacob C. Smith of OKC; foster-son Fr. Phillip M. Seton of Lawton, OK along with numerous friends and helpers.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice, the OKC Humane Society, or Sister Barbara Joseph's Pantry.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, Dec 22nd at St. Patrick's Catholic Church (2121 N. Portland, OKC) with burial immediately following at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.