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“Dear Byron,I am so sorry to see that Joyce has passed. Go with your many memories. Stay healthy and take care of yourself. Pete & Sandy ”
1 of 24 | Posted by: ROY (Pete) & Sandra Fleming - FL

“Byron and familySorry to hear of Joyce's passingLinda and l always enjoyed getting together with you and Joyce. Lots of fond memories. Stay strong...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: - CA

“Joyce was a wonderful loving lady who was loved by many!Thoughts and prayers to Byron,All the children,grandchildren and great grandchildrenShe will...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: schiela Reynolds - Fort Wayne, IN

“Byron, Kellie and Cheri,Thinking of you all as you go through such a difficult time. I can't imagine all the emotions you must be feeling, I just...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Christine Newby (Miller) - IN

“Byron, Connie & I are very sorry to hear about the passing of Joyce. Joyce was a very classy and warm lady and a lot of fun to be around. We remember...Read More »
5 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“Byron, so sorry to read of Joyce's passing. We were classmates at North Side. ”
6 of 24 | Posted by: Daniel Cade - Cape Coral, FL

“Byron and family We were saddened to hear of Joyce's passing, please accept our heartfelt sympathies. We remember her fondly, for her detail to...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Don Pond - Kewadin, MI

“My heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family. Please find peace in knowing that God understands your grief and he will help you get through the...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: M Walters - NY

“Condolences to Byron & family. Joyce was a Gamma Chapter Sister in Delta Theta Tau Sorority. A Delta Rose to you, Joyce. ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Natalie Ross - Fort Wayne, IN

“My Prayers to the Family.Im so Sorry. ”
10 of 24 | Posted by: Warren Bullard - Goshen In

“My sincere condolences to Byron and the family and everyone to have been acquainted with Joyce. ”
11 of 24 | Posted by: Larry Chen - Friend

“Byron, our deepest sympathy to you and your family for your loss. What a beautiful soul Joyce was. ”
12 of 24 | Posted by: Annamae and David Leung - NY

“May sweet memories comfort you in this time of sorrow. Our faith assures us that we find joy and peace after we pass from this earthly presence. ”
13 of 24 | Posted by: Karen Bojrab - Fort Wayne, IN

“Byron,our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Joyce was a beautiful soul. We always enjoyed seeing you both at our family events. Wishing you...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Annamae & David Leung - NY

“Joyce, You have always been a beautiful candle in my life. I will miss you dearly! I know that you are in a better place of peacefulness . Love...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Tina Mertz - Fort Wayne, IN

“I am so sorry to learn about Joyce passing... I always considered Joyce to be one of my close and longtime friends, going all the way back to...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: Steve Wilson - Gulf Breeze, FL

“Our deepest sympathy is extended to you and your family. May God comfort you and your family in all of your sorrow.Classmates.....Don Steffen &...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Don Steffen - Fort Wayne, IN

“Our Thoughts, Hearts and Prayers go out to "Joyce, her Husband and their children, grand children and other family members and friends. Although I...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: JACK SMITH - FORT WAYNE, IN

“I'm so sorry for your loss. She was a lovely woman. ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: Mark and Barbara karrer - NY

“I am so sorry for your loss. I am sure you have many good memories. My heart and prayers go out to you Byron and your family. ”
20 of 24 | Posted by: Roland Ward - Bradenton, FL

“So many memories of sharing fun times with you and Byron as we began our lives together back in the good old days ! You've always been special and...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Steve Horton - Naples, FL

“We have many good memories of Joyce from high school to the present. Our heart felt sympathy goes out to Byron and the rest of his family. ”
22 of 24 | Posted by: Dave & Doris SHARTS - CROSSVILLE, TN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire family. Sincerely Dr. Bussick and the entire Bussick orthodontics team ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: Timothy Bussick - Fort Wayne, IN

“Byron and family, so sorry to hear about Joyce. she was a wonderful co worker and friend from FWD. ”
24 of 24 | Posted by: Judy Creigh - Fort Wayne, IN


Joyce A. Cole 75, of Fort Wayne went home to be with the lord on February 28, 2019. She was born on September 21, 1943 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to the late Bernard and Ella (Erdley) Clay. She was a bookkeeper for Chen's for many years. Joyce was an avid reader, who loved spending time with her family, especially the grandchildren. She was a member at the St. Joseph United Methodist Church, were she had many volunteer roles. She is survived by her husband, Byron Cole; Daughters, Kellie (Mark) Patillo and Cheryl (Tim) Duncan; grandchildren, Allison (Graham), Cole, David, Stephen, Claire (Dustin), Preston (Ellen), and Bailey (Chris); great- grandchildren, Mila and Nadia; sisters, Sharon (David) Greulach and Carol Clay. There will be a Memorial service held at 1:00pm on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at St. Joseph United Methodist Church 6004 Reed Road Fort Wayne, Indiana 46835 with visitation one hour prior.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joyce's memory may be made to Alzheimer's Association, www.alz.org.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at https://www.mccombandsons.com for the Cole family.