CLEVELAND, Tenn. – Joyce Germaine Dube Spurlin, 83, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Cleveland, Tenn.

She was born in Jay, Maine, June 11, 1935, to the late Albert and Edith Putnam Dube. She had been a member of St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church since 1961.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Bertrand and Philip Dube of Maine; and sons, Joseph, Dennis, and Thad; as well as her former husband, Marvin Spurlin of Tennessee.

She is survived by a daughter Karen West, sons Philip and Scott Spurlin, daughter-in-law Nola Jayne Spurlin; grandchildren, Amanda West, Anna and Melina Spurlin, Zachary and Taylor Spurlin, and Myra Brooks; and great-grandchildren, Riley West, Chloe and Nora Brooks, and Lincoln Spurlin; as well as numerous cousins.

She was dearly loved and will be much missed by all who knew her.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. The funeral will be held at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church of Cleveland at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2018.

Interment will be in Beta Cemetery in Decatur, Meigs County, Tenn., after the service.

Serenity of Cleveland Funeral Home & Cremation Services ( is handling arrangements.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Joyce, or your condolences with her family, online locally at a memorial hosted by Finley Funeral Home of Livermore Falls, Maine, at

In lieu of flowers,

donations can be made to:

St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church

Cleveland, TN 37312

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