Joyce Farmer
1936 - 2021
BORN
1936
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home
1422 Lincoln St
Portsmouth, OH

PORTSMOUTH-Joyce Ann Farmer, 84, of Portsmouth, passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021, at Southern Ohio Medical Center. She was born November 24, 1936, in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late Hallock Salyer and Anna Mae (Salyers) Salyer Puckett.

A homemaker, Joyce had also worked as a cashier at the former Sundry Stores, Hecks and Take 10. She attended Portsmouth City Schools and had proudly been one of the areas fastest female foot racers in her youth. Joyce also enjoyed playing bingo, but she dearly loved being a grandmother more than anything.

She was preceded in death on September 20, 2021, by her husband, Johnny Farmer. The couple was married in Mansfield on August 20, 1970.

Surviving are her two children, Donald Jerome (Ellyn) Reardon of Pittston, PA and Leisa Ann Reardon Tackett of Portsmouth; a sister, Connie (James) McNeil of Portsmouth; six grandchildren, Jackie (Angelina Lockhart) Tackett, Jonathan (Amy Hawkins) Tackett, Jenifer (Will) Hayes, Amanda (Joseph) Artmont, Erin (Chris) Harvey and Molly (Bob Dorsey) Reardon; three step-grandchildren, Laurie (Dave) Wilbur, Shaun (Janine) Fortney and Brian (Sheri) Fortney; 20 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and two very special friends, Jack Tackett and Patricia Reardon.

Joyce was also preceded in death by three siblings, Thomas M. Salyer, Peggy Bates and Bonnie Kennedy; and her stepfather, Haskell Puckett.

Graveside services will be held at noon, Friday at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Dennis Dawes, minister, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of the RALPH F. SCOTT FUNERAL HOME in Portsmouth.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at stjude.org and the Salvation Army, 1001-9th St., Portsmouth, OH 45662.

Online condolences may be shared at RalphFScott.com.


Published by The Daily Times from Nov. 22 to Nov. 23, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Nov
26
Graveside service
12:00p.m.
Sunset Memorial Gardens
OH
Funeral services provided by:
Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home
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