Joyce B (Kemp) LaneSeptember 6, 1934 ~ June 10, 2017 (age 82)
Joyce Beth Lane, age 82, of Elwood, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis.
She was born on September 6, 1934 in Noblesville, to the late Harvey Kemp and Nellie Lawhon.
Joyce worked for many years as a manager for the Village Cafe in Elwood and formerly worked in the home healthcare field as a nurse's aid for the visiting nurse. She was a devoted member of Zion Chapel Church in Elwood. She was the matriarch of her family and enjoyed organizing family gatherings. Even during her declining health, she enjoyed going to rummage sales. Joyce was known for being a good cook and taught all of her children to cook. She will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by her friends and family.
Joyce is survived by 8 children, Donald "Nuke" Lane, Deborah (Terry) Everling, Susan Thompson, Randy "Joe" Lane, Steven (Geneva) Lane, Michael (Melissa) Lane, Robbie Lane, and Missy (Kurt) Faulstich, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildrem, and great-great grandchildren, sister, Sandra (Dick) Beaver, 2 daughters-in-law, Sherry Lane and Billy Lane, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Harvey Kemp, mother, Nellie Lawhon, her grandmother who raised her, Daisy Alice Lawhon, 3 brothers, Steven Kemp, Ross Kemp, Rick Kemp.
Funeral service celebrating Joyce's life will be at 2:00 PM on Friday, June 16, 2017 at Zion Chapel Church , 748 N. 14th St. in Elwood, with Pastor Greg Boyland and Pastor Jack Bess officiating. Burial will follow in the Elwood City Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 11 AM to 2 PM Friday, June 16 at Zion Chapel Church prior to the funeral service.