Joycelyn M. Jones


Joycelyn Margaret Jones, 88, of Lodi, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Burbank Parke Care Center following a period of declining health. She was born October 23, 1930 in Rocky River, to Axel and Mary (Heiden) Hoy. She grew up there and graduated from Rocky River High School in 1949.

Joycelyn resided in Lodi, where she lived most of her life.

She had been employed by the former Latex Industries in Chippewa Lake. Joycelyn was a three time cancer survivor. She loved animals and had a number of rescue dogs over the years. She also enjoyed watching TV game shows and the sitcom The Golden Girls.

Surviving are her daughter, Linda (Pete) Todd of Lodi; son, Terry (Bonnie) Gentry of West Salem; grandchildren, Chandra (Scott) White, Branden (Kristy) Todd, Jason (Elizabeth) Gentry and Joshua Gentry; seven great-grandchildren; siblings, Chuck, Butch, Kenny and Clifford Hoy, Cookie Vrsansky and Kathy Hoy-Manning.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Alvin Gentry; second husband, Carl Jones and brothers Jim and Don Hoy.

Visitation will be Monday, February 11, 2019 from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. at Parker Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi, (330) 948-1122, where the funeral service will be held immediately following the visitation beginning at 1 P.M. The Reverend Christopher Cahill will officiate. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Lodi.

Memorial contributions may be made to either Hospice of Medina County, 5075 Windfall Rd., Medina, OH 44256 or Medina County SPCA, 8790 Guilford Rd., Seville, OH 44273.

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