Joyce June Booker, 77
Posted on July 21, 2014
Joyce June Booker passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at Signature HealthCare of Bluffton (formerly Meadowvale Health and Rehabilitation).
Originally from Fort Wayne, Mrs. Booker lived most of her life in Ossian.
She was born June 23, 1937, in Fort Wayne, to Ray Michael and June Eyer. She graduated from Northside High School and attended Fort Wayne Art School.
She married Richard G. Cayot June 6, 1958, and had six children with him. They include: Kathy Gehrett of Bluffton, Linda (Gary) Stoffel of Huntington, Michael (Anne) Cayot of Bluffton, Steve (Kim) Cayot of Bellefontaine, Ohio, Yvonne (Jeffrey) Brown of Huntington, and Clark (Lisa) Cayot of Bellefontaine, Ohio. She has 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She married Ronald E. Booker in June of 1980, who preceded her in death in 2012. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Jean Brown, and a grandchild.
She worked for many years at Kitco Inc. in Bluffton, until she retired. She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Ossian, where she served as deacon. Joyce enjoyed her pursuit of art all her life and displayed her art in shows in Bluffton.
Calling will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at the Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home in Ossian. There will be additional calling from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, again at the funeral home. Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at at the funeral home with Rev. Jay Cline of the First Presbyterian Church in Ossian officiating. Burial will be at the Oak Lawn Cemetery in Ossian.