Joyce M. Jones, 71, of Indianapolis, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, following a long illness.
She was born in Anderson, on Aug. 10, 1946, to Charles E. and Helen (Allex) McCord. Joyce was a 1964 graduate of Madison Heights High School, and she received her bachelor of science degree from Indiana University in medical technology. She worked as a medical technologist for 46 years with IU Health, retiring in December of 2016.
Joyce married Michael J. Jones in April 1978. Together they enjoyed traveling the country, gardening, and were active members of Bethel United Methodist Church, Indianapolis.
She is survived by her nephew, Charles K. (Brooke) McCord; niece, Jennifer (Steve) Herman; stepchildren, Dawn (Dan) Morrison, Denise (John) Porter and Damon (Karen) Jones; sister-in-laws, Karen (Chuck) Dorris, Barbara (Brad) Sims and Tracey (Rich) Adams; and extended family and friends.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Helen; brother, John McCord; and husband, Mike.
Visitation will be Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, from 10 a.m. until the time of service at noon at Bethel United Methodist Church, 5252 W. 52nd St., Indianapolis.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, 5252 W. 52nd St., Indianapolis.
Final care and arrangements are entrusted to Shirley Brothers Fishers-Castleton Chapel. www.shirleybrothers.com.
Published on September 20, 2017