STRAFFORD - Ms. Joyce E. (Merrill) Creighton, 76, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Hyder House Hospice, Dover.
She was born in Northwood on June 15, 1937, daughter of John and Marion (Evans) Merrill.
Joyce worked as a LNA for different companies. She was a musician and was a member of the Rebekah's.
Predeceased by her sisters, Barbara Cimon and Jean Stapleford.
She is survived by two sons, Glen (Sandy) Creighton, Webster and Brian Creighton, Strafford. She leaves two grandchildren, Beth (Chris) Martin, Fremont and Aaron Creighton, California; her brother, John Merrill, Tennesee; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held Friday, July 26 at 1 p.m. at South Barnstead Cemetery on Route 126. Reception to follow at her home. No calling hours will be observed.
Donations may be made in memoriam of her to Lighthouse Church of God, 29 Watson St., Pittsfield, 03263
The Bennett Funeral Home of Concord is in charge of the arrangements. Messages of condolences may be offered at bennettfuneral.com