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Evelyn Joy Taylor, 85, of Greendale, Indiana, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. She was born April 4, 1932 in Rising Sun, Indiana, the daughter and youngest child of the late William G. and Luella (Clifton) Carpenter. She was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, class of 1950, and attended Indiana University. After IU, Joy worked at Seagram's where she met Bill Taylor and they were married on September 12, 1953. They enjoyed dancing at Moonlight Gardens, Camping, and spending time with their family and friends. Joy went on to work at Byron Jackson and finally at the Greendale Utilities where she thoroughly enjoyed helping to make the town run smoothly and taking care of the needs of the citizens of Greendale. Joy was a happy, friendly person who loved to visit with friends and family in person or on the phone. She enjoyed preparing great meals for her family and was a great wife and mother. She will truly be missed. Joy and Bill were married for 60 years and 8 months, until his passing on April 28, 2014. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Donald (Verna) Carpenter and Howard Carpenter. She is survived by her daughter, Sally Taylor of Bright, IN; one sister, Thelma (Bob) Kelley; nieces and nephews, Connie (Jerry) Sharp, Angie (David) Schwarz and their children Jacob, Aneesa, and Brooklyn, Michelle (Eric) Tufts and their children, Drew and Brady, all of Greendale, IN; Donna (John) Burckle and their family, all of Cincinnati, OH; several other nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Geneal Taylor; and many other friends. Family and friends will be received on Monday, November 13, 2017 from 11 am to 2 pm at Fitch-Denney Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at Fitch-Denney Funeral Home, Monday, November 13, 2017 at 2 pm, with Pastor Tim Russell officiating. Interment will follow in the Greendale Cemetery, Greendale, Indiana. Contributions may be made to OUR Hospice. Visit us at www.fitchdenney.com