Joyce Earlene Oren


Joyce Earlene (Sallee) Oren, 80, Chesterfield, died unexpectedly on Sept. 2, 2019, at St. Vincent Anderson.
Joyce was born Feb. 23, 1939, in Muncie, the daughter of William J. and Alma (Clark) Sallee. She was a homemaker and secretary at Chesterfield Community Church of God where she attended.
Joyce was a member of The Euchre "Club" Girls. She enjoyed gardening, her flowers, sewing and crafting. She was a very good cook. Joyce loved spending time with family, especially her sisters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Joyce is survived by her husband, Albert "Tom" Oren of Chesterfield, whom she married June 17, 1957 in Parker City, Indiana; her three children, Cheryl Ann Oren of Indianapolis, Eric Lee (Sandy Gruwell) Oren of Yorktown, and Erin Jay (Andrea Amos) Oren of Pendleton; three sisters, Mary (Vernon) Goodpastor of Yorktown, Evelyn (Luzern) Guthrie of Bedford, and Sylvia Taflinger of Muncie; five grandchildren, Brooke (Jason) Greer, Baylee, Karlie, Morgan and Mackenzie Oren; two great-granddaughters, Hallie and Abigail Greer; and great-grandson, Kingston Smith.
She was preceded in death by her parents; niece, Cindy Goodpastor; and a half brother, Rufus Sallee.
Service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at Chesterfield Community Church of God with burial at Union Cemetery in Windsor.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the service at the church.
Memorial contributions may be given to Chesterfield Community Church of God.
Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service was in charge of the funeral arrangements.
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Published on September 3, 2019
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6 posts

Jo Holbrook
Sep 05, 2019
Dear Mary and family, You are in my thoughts and prayers. It must be very hard loosing your sister. I know how close you all were in your family. God will guide you and help you through your pain and grieving. God Bless You, Jo
Joyce Greer
Sep 05, 2019
Brooke, if all of the entire world were searched to find the most loving, honoring and faithful grandchild, for sure you would be found to be that one. We are so very proud to say that you are are our "daughter."
Connie Short
Sep 04, 2019
A special lady, I loved chatting and laughing with her during her work time. She would always stop and talk
Candace Noland
Sep 04, 2019
Such a lovely lady, she embodied the true meaning of christianity.
She will be greatly missed.
Cheryl A. Oren
Sep 04, 2019
I love you with all my heart, heaven has the best angel..
Trudy Oliver
Sep 03, 2019
Very sorry to hear about Joyce. My mother loved her so!