Joyce Mae (Haycraft) Williams

Born: Mon., Jul. 12, 1943
Died: Wed., Jul. 19, 2017


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Tue., Jul. 25, 2017
Location: Buena Vista Congregational Christian Church

Funeral Service

4:00 PM Tue., Jul. 25, 2017
Location: Buena Vista Congregational Christian Church

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Joyce Mae Williams (Haycraft), 74, of Winchester, went to be with her Lord, on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Pine Knoll Rehabilitation Center in Winchester, Indiana.

She was born on July 12, 1943 to Charles Lee and Doris Mae (Cunningham) Haycraft. She was a 1961 graduate of Driver High School and a 1973 graduate of Ivy Tech Nursing Program. Upon getting her Nursing degree, she worked at a variety of Health Care settings over the years.

Joyce was a member of Buena Vista Congregational Christian Church for many years and enjoyed taking her family there every chance she could. When she wasn’t reading her Bible verses, she liked to spend her time fishing and camping with her husband, Bob, and children. Family has always been very important to Joyce as she cherished her time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include; 5 children, Sharon (Jeffrey) Clawson of Delphi, Robert (Sonia) Williams, Jr. of Farmland, Brenda Thompson of West Milton, OH, Charles (Linda) Williams of Winchester, Lee Williams of Winchester; 13 grandchildren, Jessica (Hank) Veach, Alyssa Clawson, Shaun (Danielle) Williams, Leah (Ashlee) Williams, Taylor (William) Pinkett, Logan Thompson, Chloe Thompson, Harlee Williams, Ashlynn Williams, Drayden Williams, Steven Byrum, Travis Guntle, Janessa Guntle; 4 great-grandchildren, James Pinkett, Braxton Veach, Brielle Veach, Briar Williams; her sister, Carolyn McQueary of Yosemite, WV ; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert “Bob” Eugene Williams; her sister, Linda Dee Haycraft; and her son-in-law, Kirk A. Thompson.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 4:00pm, at Buena Vista Congregational Christian Church, 5434 W CR 300S, Farmland, IN 47340. Pastor Tracy Brown will be officiating, with the burial to follow at the Buena Vista Cemetery.

Friends and relatives may call, from 2:00pm until 4:00pm, at the church on Tuesday. Memorial contributions can be made to the church. 

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MJ Bailey
   Posted Sat July 22, 2017
My deepest sympathy to the family

Larry & Linda Brown
   Posted Sat July 22, 2017
We wish to send our condolences to each member of Joyce's family. We have so many great memories of her & Bob and the entire family. Our prayers are with each of you.

Larry & Linda

Denise Clevenger
   Posted Mon July 24, 2017
My deepest sympathies to the family.

J. Moore/Volunteer
   Posted Fri July 28, 2017
To the Family of Joyce Mae (Haycraft) Williams,
So sorry to learn about the loss of your Dear Loved One, Joyce. Please know that so many people share your grief with you to help you through this difficult time of sorrow. Please accept my deepest condolences as we await the time when Christ Jesus will awaken all of those who have fallen asleep in death; including your Beloved, Joyce.
(John 11:41-44)