EVANSVILLE, Ind. Joyce Ann Whitfield, 88, of Evansville, Indiana, formerly of Madisonville, died in her hometown on Saturday, April 24, 2021.
She was born on January 10, 1933 in Gothenburg, Nebraska, the son of the late Bird Lanham and Mae Owens Lanham. She was also preceded in death by her husband Dewey Whitfield and a daughter, Valerie Wise.
She worked for Sears customer service for over 20 years. She enjoyed yard sales, antiques, and worked in the garden.
She is survived by a son, Chris Whitfield, from Evansville; a sister, Beverly Steckler, from Earlington; five grandchildren, Matt Whitfield, Scott Whitfield, Bryce Whitfield and Braden Whitfield and Annie Stevens; six great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Barnett-Strother Funeral Home. The funeral will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Madisonville. Visits take place from 9:00 am to Wednesday, duty at the funeral home.
A memorial may be donated to the Vanderburgh County Humane Society or the CureSearch for childhood cancer research.
Online condolences can be given to the family at www.barnettstrother.com.