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Joyce Broughton Obituary
Marengo

Broughton, Joyce,

Joyce Almedia Jenkins Broughton, 94 of Marengo, Indiana passed away on August 24, 2017.

She was born on May 10, 1923 to Ottis Jenkins and Minnie Hawkins Jenkins of English. She was married to the love of her life for 68 years, Homer Robert Broughton, on May 10, 1941.

During WWII she worked as a Woman's Ordinance Worker and served as a practical nurse at Fort Wayne State Hospital. She was an accomplished seamstress and the co-owner of Broughton Farm. She cherished her membership at Marengo United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School and was a member of the Quilting Group. At age 67, she earned her high school diploma from Crawford County High School.

She is survived by children; Rita Broughton Pitman (Donald), Robert Broughton (Sharon), and Pamela Broughton Poe (David).

Grandchildren; Kimberly Broughton-Miller (Cyle), James C. Pitman (Laurie), Angyl Pitman, Emily Poe Stumler (Eli), Paul Broughton (Wendy), and Trevor Poe (TangQi)

Great Grandchildren; Blaine Miller, Luke Pitman, Jake Pitman, Effie Stumler, and Edith Stumler, and Maverick Broughton.

She was preceded in death by beloved husband, her parents, and her brothers; Bryan Scott, James Earl Jenkins, and Otis Merle Jenkins and sisters Glacial Scott McIntosh, Pearl Jenkins Hammond Austin, and Olive Jenkins Jackson.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at Marengo United Methodist Church in Marengo. Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Monday, August 28, 2017, at Dillman - Green Funeral home in Marengo.

Joyce will be laid to rest at Goodman Ridge Cemetery outside Marengo, Indiana, beside her husband Homer.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Aug. 27, 2017
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