Joy D. Shire

July 04, 1938 - September 14, 2019

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Friday, September 20, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Independent Full Gospel Church, 1000 S. Gonser Ave., Ashley


Friday, September 20, 1:00 PM
Independent Full Gospel Church, 1000 S. Gonser Sve., Ashley


Joy Dottie Shire, 81, of Hudson died Saturday, September 14, 2019, at her residence.

She was born July 4, 1938, in Detroit, Michigan, to James and Leila (Farling) Lavender.

On February 14, 1959 in LaMasa, California she married Joseph Leroy Shire.

She retired from Pent Products after 25 years.

Mrs. Shire was a member of the Independent Full Gospel Church and the Red Hats of Lake George.
Surviving are her husband, Joseph Shire of Hudson; a daughter, Sally (Stan) Bala of Parma, Michigan; three sons, Randy Shire of Hudson, Gary (Tracy) Shire of New Sacramento, California, and Jeffrey Shire of Ashley; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a grandson and two brothers, James Lavender and Donald Lavender.
Funeral services will be Friday, September 20, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Independent Full Gospel Church, 1000 South Gonser Ave., Ashley with Pastor Sam Weimer officiating. Burial will be in Circle Cemetery.

Calling is two hours prior to the service on Friday at the church.

Preferred memorials are to the church.

Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson/Ashley Chapel, 612 North Main Street, Hudson is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Tracy Shire
September 19th, 2019 5:50pm
Sacramento Ca

A wonderful wife and mother who will be missed. My love and prayers to all in this sad time. God Bless

Rachel Cantrell
September 17th, 2019 3:13pm
Estero, FL

My heart goes out to you in your time of sorrow. She was a wonderful mother to my friend & a Joy to be around.

Mark and Paula Compton
September 15th, 2019 11:21pm
Nashville, IL

Our hearts are broken to hear about Aunt Joy's passing! She was always a pleasure to be around. Our prayers and thoughts are with you Uncle Joe and your Family

Marlene Smith
September 15th, 2019 8:53pm

So sorry to hear of Joy's passing. Thoughts and prayers to all of you.

Sherri Carper Angel
September 15th, 2019 5:29pm

Thoughts and prayers to the family.

Bill & Penny Wilhelm
September 15th, 2019 4:38pm

So very sorry for your loss. Sending hugs and prayers to all of you.

Penny Parker Stump
September 15th, 2019 2:38pm
Hudson Indiana

My thoughts and prayers and strength to the family during this difficult time. She was a special lady.

Denver & Rita Freed
September 15th, 2019 11:21am

From our family to yours.... our thoughts and prayers are with you all for your loss.

Dan & Tammey Parker
September 15th, 2019 1:06am
Hudson Indiana

Our thoughts and prayers be with the family