Mary Joy LaPeer

October 27, 1949 ~ January 2, 2020 (age 70)


Mary "Joy" LaPeer, 70 of Panacea passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020.

Ms. LaPeer was born to the late Otto and Lavern (Ragsdale) Erdman in Chicago, Illinois on October 27, 1949.

Joy owned an antique shop for many years, something she was very passionate about. She enjoyed spending her free time with her close friend, Ms. Mary Holden. They would go antique shopping and Ms. Joy loved visiting Carrabelle Beach.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

She leaves behind her dear friend: Ms. Mary Holden; as well as other extended family members and friends.

Memorialization will be by cremation.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of H.M. "Hank" Forbes Jr. and Hawke M.T. Forbes of Forbes Funeral Home, Macclenny. "With Your Family In Mind". 904-259-4600. Please leave your thoughts and condolences for the family in the online guestbook at

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