Joyce Lee Staniford, 90

Joyce Lee Staniford, 90, of Wabash, passed away at 7:06 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne.  She was born in Nippa, Ky. on Feb. 28, 1930, to the late Sterling and Fannie (Daniels) Castle.

Joyce married Winfred Lee Staniford on March 31, 1962; he passed away in 1990.  She worked at Waggoners in Wabash, Controls of North Manchester, and Vernon Manor in Wabash. Joyce was a member of the Wabash Freewill Baptist Church Erie Street.

Joyce is survived by her son, Tom (Shirley) Staniford of Wabash and one sister, Bonnie Stambough of Lady Lake, Fla.  She was preceded in death by seven brothers and one sister.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992 with Pastor Tod Masters officiating.  Burial will follow at Memorial Lawns Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior starting at 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

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Posted on 2021 Jan 25