ARCANUM - Joyce E. Barrett, 71, of Arcanum, died at 6:30 a.m. May 21, 2013, at Reid Hospital of Richmond, Ind.
She was born Feb. 8, 1942, in Preble County to the late Charles and Leota (Shumaker) Fudge. She married Norman B. Barrett July 26, 1969, in New Paris; he preceded her in death Jan. 7, 1998.
Survivors include a daughter Dian (Eric) Bulcher of Greenville; a son Dean (Jody) Neff of Greenville; four grandchildren, Andrea (Joe) Dysert, Tiffany (Bob) Jackson, Travis Neff, Tyler Neff; four great-grandchildren, Shane and Aden Jackson, Danielle and Lauren Dysert; three stepgrandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; and a sister Charlotte (Karl) Brown of West Manchester.
Mrs. Barrett retired in 2004 from the Copeland Corp. of Sidney following 35 years of employment.
A private service to honor her life will be conducted for her family at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home, Piqua, with Rev. Eric Fee officiating. Burial will follow in Miami Memorial Park, Covington.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Feed the Children Program, P. O. Box 36, Oklahoma City, OK, 73101-0036. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.