Joyce Dean Hansford
Joyce Dean Hansford
  • March 8, 1935 - December 6, 2017
  • Kettering, Ohio

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Hansford, Joyce, age 82 of Kettering passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. Born in Shopville, KY to the late Gillis and Beulah Herrin, Joyce was also preceded in death by her sisters Virginia Bullock and Vivian Hickey. She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years Robert "Bob" Hansford, daughter Pamela Hansford, son Jeffrey Hansford, sister Delores Meece, brother-in-law Paul Sewell (wife Anna), and several nieces and nephews. Joyce worked as a telephone operator for almost 40 years at Ohio Bell/ATT, but her true passion was being a caring wife, mother, and homemaker. She enjoyed taking care of others, especially by cooking and baking for them. The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm at Tobias Funeral Home, Belmont Chapel. Friends may visit from 1:30 pm until the time of service. Entombment in Woodland Mausoleum. The family would like to thank the many compassionate caretakers who touched their lives over the years. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Dayton.