Joyce E. Souder, age 90, of Fort Recovery, passed away on July 20, 2020 at IU Health North Hospital, Carmel, Indiana.
She was born February 3, 1930, in Garrett, IN, to the late James and Grace (Williams) Barnes. On November 5, 1950, she married Allen Souder, who survives.
Also surviving are her children, Susan (Michael) Medler of Portland, IN, Thomas (Diane) Souder of Dublin, OH, Ronald Souder of Mesa, AZ, and Ellen (Charles) Deardorff of Westfield, IN; 7 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Cheri Barnes of MI.
She was preceded in death by her siblings, Jack Barnes and Beverly Grimm.
She was a graduate of Garrett High School, Garrett, IN. She was a homemaker as well as a secretary in Fort Recovery and Paulding Schools.
Joyce was a member of Fort Recovery United Methodist Church. She enjoyed traveling with Al to golf communities in the South, avid spectator and fan of high school and college sports (Portland, Ridgeville, Fort Recovery, Worthington, Kilbourne, Paulding, Ohio State, Wabash and Hanover), beach walking on Hilton Head Island, collecting, gardening, reading, crafting and bowling.
Due to COVID-19 the family is forgoing memorial services at this time, but they will have a celebration of life at a later date.
Joyce's family would appreciate any donations be directed to a charity of your choice in her honor.
Condolences may be directed to www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com