Joyce Downs, 71

Joyce Floretta Downs, 71, Fishers, passed away June 7, 2018.

She was born in Dayton, Ohio, to Frank and Ruth Floretta. Joyce graduated from Richmond High School in 1965 before going on to earn her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in elementary education.
She was the loving mother of Emily (Matt) Ahlfeld, Sarah (Andy) Hodson, Alison (Ben) Spanner, and grandmother of Blythe, Reis, Lane, Grant, Claire, and Oliver, all of whom survive her. Other survivors include her siblings, Judy (Jerry) Rush and John (Ann) Floretta.

She is preceded in death by her parents. Memorial contributions may be made to Reach Out and Read Indiana, PO Box 44376 Indianapolis, IN 46244. Visitation and services were Tuesday at Flanner Buchanan-Oaklawn Memorial Gardens (Conner Suite), 9700 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis.

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Posted on 2018 Jun 12