Joyce E. Smith 89 of West Salem went to be with Jesus on February 27, 2022 at her home in West Salem, Ohio. She was born to parents James and Mary Elizabeth (Russ) McDaniel on December 22, 1932. She was married to Harold Smith on October 30, 1948, they had four children together. She loved taking care of her family and making her house a home. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Medina, Rebekah Lodge, Order of the Eastern Star Garfield Chapter 324, West Salem 50 plus and Senior Citizens of West Salem.
Joyce leaves behind three children: Karen (Hippie) Thurman, Wayne (Sheila) Smith and James (Judy) Smith all of West Salem; thirteen grandchildren: John (Debbie) Fetherolf, Erin (Ron) Boehm, Laura Thurman, Lisa (Robert) Tyree, Leah (Tony) Vitti, Joshua Fetherolf, Cassie (Todd) Browand, Harold Wayne Smith Jr., Marcus Smith, Darrell Smith, Melinda (Dane) Main, Holly (Steven) Barta and Melissa McClendon; thirteen great grandchildren: Taylor, Mikayla, Kaleb, Phillip, Alex, Lilly, Jonny, Faith, Kendall, Evelyn, Jace, Aaliyah and Jaelynn. She is preceded in death by her husband: Harold Smith; daughter: Debbie Smith; brothers and sisters.
Funeral service for Joyce will be on Thursday, March 3rd, 2022 at 1:00pm at the Matteson Funeral Home with Pastor Jeffery Rich officiating. Visitation will be held 2 hours prior to the funeral service. Following the services Joyce will be buried at West Salem Cemetery. If you have a memory or photo to share of Joyce, please do so at the funeral home’s website at mattesonfh.com.