Valdosta Daily Times

March 6, 2013

Joye G. Megow

The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Joye G. Megow, 89, of Valdosta, died Monday, March 4, 2013, at Langdale Hospice House. She was born on June 23, 1923, in Winnipeg, Canada to the late George C. and Lillian McAllister DeBell and had lived in this area for many years. Mrs. Megow was a retired registered nurse and educator. She served as a cadet nurse in the U.S. Navy and was a member of Southland Church. Mrs. Megow had taught high school health occupations and vocational school.

Survivors include her daughter, Dr. Susan Hoyt of Valdosta, two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas Robert and Denise Megow of Alabama, James G. and Dr. Kimberly Megow of Valdosta; 10 grandchildren, Catherine Creamer, Matthew and Karen Henry Hoyt, Thad R. Megow, Robert Seth and Crissy Megow, Claren Rae Megow, Graham Megow, Lindsay Catherine Megow, Parker Wetherington Megow, Thomas James Megow and William Robert Megow; six great-grandchildren, Jackson Henry Hoyt, Amelia Wren Hoyt, Stevie Joy Megow, Neela Grace Megow, Titus Robert Megow, Olive Hope Megow.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert S. (Bob) Megow; son-in-law, Jeffrey Hoyt; grandson in law, Hobert Creamer; brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Marian DeBell of Winston-Salem, N.C.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at McLane Riverview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel with Pastor Randy Stephen officiating. Burial followed in McLane Riverview Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to the Langdale Hospice House, 2263 Pineview Drive, Valdosta, GA 31602. — Carson McLane Funeral Home