Joyce Marie (Jones) Tanner, age 68, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 at Hancock Regional Hospital. She was born on Oct. 9, 1943, in Henry County, to the late Charles W. and Lenora Jones.
Joyce was a member of the Shirley Nazarene Church. She loved shopping, camping, cooking, family, and her church.
Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Clyde Tanner of Greenfield; sons, Rick Tanner of Calif., Steve Tanner of Greenfield, Marty (Ginger) Tanner of Greenfield, Randy (Misty) Tanner of New Castle; and daughter, Tammy (Chris) Krug of Greenfield. Joyce also leaves behind seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; sisters, Janie Carroll of Greenfield, Ruth Van Horn of Greenfield, Maxine Renfro of Shirley; half-brother, Bob Woods of Franklin, Ind.; half-sister, Viola Salzmann of Sacramento, Calif.; and several special nieces and nephews.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Ralph "Buzz" and Bill Jones.
A Celebration of Life will be held in Joyce's memory at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at the Shirley Nazarene Church in Shirley. Family and friends are invited to attend.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Shirley Church of the Nazarene.