Joyce passed away Friday, May 3, 2019 at the Wings Home in Allegan.
She was born September 7, 1934 in Luverne, Alabama, the daughter of Raymond and Maude (Wolfe) Ballard. Joyce had been a housekeeper at Alamo Nursing Home until her retirement in 1996. She enjoyed attending the B-93 Birthday Bash and airshows, birdwatching and going out to eat with her family.
On February 28, 1958 in Otsego she married Donald Russell who passed away in 1999.
Surviving are her children, Donald Russell and Cindy Russell both of Otsego; grandsons, Robert and Brett Russell; siblings, Ila Campbell, Susie Watson, Jean Truax, Bill Campbell and George Campbell along with several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Loretta Russell and siblings, Carl Ballard, Howard Campbell and Mary Campbell.
Friends may visit with Joyce’s family starting at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 A.M., with Pastor Tim Foreman officiating.
Burial will follow at Trowbridge Cemetery.
Contributions in memory of may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.