Joyce Kling Harmon Obituary, Jan. 3, l974
Joyce Harmon, Provo Civic Worker, Dies Joyce Kling Harmon, of 807 W. 600 S., Provo, died of a short illness Wednesday at Utah Valley Hospital. She was noted for her work on the Provo Shade Tree Commission. She was born in Provo on Feb. 5, 1893 to David S. and Emily JOYCE K.HARMON Cooke Peay, and she married Appleton Jesse Harmon July 2, 1918 in Provo. Mrs. Harmon attended Proctor Academy and Brigham Young University, She and her husband moved to Colton after their marriage and operated a general store and the post office there. In 1939 they moved back to Provo where she helped him establish the United Sales and Service Automobile Agency. She worked as a nurse at Utah State Hospital, taught schools in Provo and Minersville, Beaver County, and was a Red Cross worker during World War II. Since its inception in 1959, she served as chairman of the Provo Shade Tree Commission. Mrs. Harmon also was a member of the International Shade Tree Commission, Utah State Shade Tree Commission and traveled extensively to participate in conventions. Active in other civic affairs, she was a member of DUP, helped organize musical groups for entertaining and received many awards at the Utah State Fairs for her flowers. She was a member of the Social Arts Club. Survivors include her husband and one daughter, Mrs. Dallas D. (Helen) Tuning, Bowie, Md.; six grandchildren, and a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Robert K. (Janice) Harmon, Provo. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Berg Drawing Room Chapel, Provo, where friends may call Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday prior to services. Burial will be in Provo City Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to the Ettie Lee Homes or to Boys Town, Neb.