Joyce Summers, 79
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Joyce M. Summers, 79, of Fort Wayne, a longtime winter resident of Lakeland, Fla., passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014 in Lakeland, Fla.
She was the daughter of Rock and Josedna Prescott. Joyce worked in food service with Ft. Wayne Community Schools for 29 years, retiring in 1997. She was a longtime member of Taylor Chapel UMC in Ft. Wayne and current member at Trinity UMC in Lakeland. Joyce was an avid shuffleboard and card player but her first love was her family.
Survivors include her daughter, Roxanne (Milt) Yoquelet of Ft. Wayne; a son, Marc (Laura) Summers of Panama City, Panama; two brothers, Dale and Philip Prescott; a sister, Phyllis Collins; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Summers; a daughter, Jacqueline; brothers, Robert, Reuben, Charles, Carl "Jack" and James "Tuck"; and three sisters, Imogene Raszkowski, Helen Blackford and Joan Wilcox.
Funeral services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Hill Church, Union City, Ind., with The Rev. Mark Clough officiating. Burial is at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Union City, Ind.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Friday at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 E. Dupont Rd., Fort Wayne and one hour prior to services Saturday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to Mission to the World checks payable to Marc Summers #016932.
D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Pine Valley
1320 East Dupont Road Ft. Wayne, IN 46825
Published in the Winchester News-Gazette on May 8, 2014