Joyce Jackson McCauley

Published 9:26 am Friday, March 23, 2018

Joyce Jackson McCauley

Joyce Jackson McCauley, 89, widow of Gentry E. McCauley, Jr., passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at her home in Versailles. She was born in Frankfort, KY, daughter of the late Carl August and Elizabeth Will Kagin. Joyce received her Bachelor’s Degree from Centre College in 1950. Joyce was the Assistant Director and later became the Acting Director at the Regional Art Center, Centre College, now known as the Norton Center for the Arts. Joyce served as a member of Centre College’s Board of Trustees, President of Ephraim McDowell Hospital Auxiliary, Danville, and Trustee of the Danville Public Library Board. She was an active member of Versailles Presbyterian Church and the Woodford Gardeners.

Joyce is survived by her two children, Carl H. (Jan) Jackson, Plano, TX, Betsy Jackson (John C.) LaMaster, London, England, three grandchildren, Sarah Macauley Jackson, Coleman A. (Katherine) LaMaster, and Kathryn Elizabeth LaMaster. She was preceded in death by two husbands, James E. Jackson and Gentry E. McCauley, Jr.

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Funeral Services will be conducted at 11 am on Saturday, March 24 at Versailles Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 10 am. Interment will follow the service at Versailles Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to Versailles Presbyterian Church, 130 N. Main Street, Versailles, KY, 40383. Condolences may be left online at