Joyce R. Watters Marple

Born: Sun., May 8, 1927
Died: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018


1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sat., Feb. 24, 2018
Location: Woodsfield

Celebration of Life

2:00 PM Sat., Feb. 24, 2018
Location: Woodsfield

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Joyce R. Watters Marple, 90, of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at the Arbors of Woodsfield, Woodsfield, Ohio.

          She was born in Wayne, Ohio on May 8, 1927 a daughter of the late Chalmer and Vanda Clapper Watters.

          Joyce was a retired clerk for the Village of Woodsfield Utility Department, and a member of the Presbyterian Church, Woodsfield, Ohio. She was also a member and a past president of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary, Post 5303, Woodsfield, Ohio.

          Joyce was an avid reader and animal lover. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

          In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Gladine (Don) Hoiles; a brother, Ronald C. Watters, and a nephew, Gary Lee Watters.

          Surviving are two sons, Larry (Corinne) Marple of Westlake, Ohio, David (Janette) Marple of Canal Winchester, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Caroline Haffner Watters of Woodsfield, Ohio; a former daughter-in-law, Bonnie (Mike) Hughes of Woodsfield, Ohio; five nephews, Bart Hoiles, Donair Hoiles, Vaughn Hoiles, Bruce Watters, and Ryan Watters; several great nieces and nephews.

          Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio from 1:00 p.m. until time of a Celebration of Life service at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 24, 2018 with Rev. Susan Lehosky officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family at the Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield, Ohio.

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Woodsfield Presbyterian Church, 114 E. Church St., Woodsfield, Ohio 43793 or to My Young & Old Fur Babies Inc., c/o Vicki Groves, 40275 State Route 255, Woodsfield, Ohio 43793.

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Pandora Neuhart
   Posted Wed February 14, 2018
Larry, David, and family, my deepest sympathy on the passing of such a special lady. I saw her Sunday, and we talked about our camping trips, and all the wonderful times our families shared. Joyce will always have a very special place in my heart. May God bring peace and comfort to all of you during this most difficult time. In Christian Love, Pandora

Bart & Joyce Wiggins
   Posted Wed February 14, 2018
Dear Marple Boys and all of Joyce's Family,
Our thoughts and prayers continue with you all as you pause to celebrate the life of your Mother, Grandmother, Aunt, and so much more. First I'd like to say that Larry and David, your Mom loved you so much and was so proud of you. It was always first on the agenda of a visit to find out what she had heard from you both. Visits with Joyce were not short pop in say hi things but the kind of visits where you found the chair beside her and proceeded to be blessed. We shared a love of reading, birds, and Christmas.
I treasure every minute spent with her. It did not make any difference what you tried do for your Mom, we were always the ones who came away fortified. She truly loved life, events, and people. We will miss her. God be with you all as you lay your dear one to rest. Love Bart & Joyce

John Ogden
   Posted Wed February 14, 2018
I was very sad to hear of Joyce's passing. She was a warm and wonderful lady and a great neighbor. Her smile was so genuine and contagious. She will most certainly be missed!

   Posted Wed February 14, 2018
David, Justine, & family
My sincere sympathies on the passing of your mother. She lived a long life and is no longer suffering. Take care. Tamra

Dave Donna Secrest
   Posted Wed February 14, 2018
Our deepest sympathy to the family of Joyce. She was a sweet dear lady. May God provide the strength and comfort needed during this difficult time.

Adeline Vallandingham
   Posted Thu February 15, 2018
Bruce im so sorry for your loss. Joyce was a wonderful Lady. You have our deepest sympathy.

Keith Adkins
   Posted Thu February 15, 2018
Dave and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss.

My prayers to you all during this difficult time.

H Ray Eldridge
   Posted Thu February 15, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Our prayers go with all of you at this tragic and sorrowful time.

Gregg Haboush
   Posted Thu February 15, 2018
David, Janette and Marple Family,

Please accept my deepest condolences at the loss of your loved one. Losing a Mom or Grandmother can be very difficult but she can continue live in your memories forever. Please know that you will be in my thoughts throughout this difficult time.

Donna Drum Parr
   Posted Thu February 15, 2018
Dear Ones,
Sad to learn about Joyce passing. Thoughts and prayers are being sent to all of you. Ask God to wrap his arms around all of you to help heal your broken hearts. May God Bless you.

Mike, Julie (Parks) and Corey Jones (Mary M. Parks)
   Posted Mon February 19, 2018
To: Joyce's Family,

Please accept our sincere sympathy in the passing of your loved one and our little friend. We enjoyed our short visits and talks at the Center. Joyce was always so pleasant. Many thoughts are with each of you.

Claudine Roberts
   Posted Fri February 23, 2018
Larry and David, I am so glad that your mother became a part of my life when I moved to Woodsfield. Joyce was a special friend and I have lots of fun memories of our time together. She dearly loved you and her family. You have been and will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you with peace and comfort and precious memories.

Kathy Beardmore
   Posted Thu March 01, 2018
Dave, Larry, and family, We extend our heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your mother. She was always kind to us and she will be missed in our neighborhood. May God bring you peace during this time. We're sorry we did not make the funeral. We were in NC visiting family. We are thinking of you. Ronnie and Kathy Beardmore

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