2018-03-07 / Obituaries

Joyce Sanderson

On January 23, 2018, Joyce Sanderson passed away at Hope Hospice House in Cape Coral, Fla.

Joyce was born on March 11, 1937, to parents Evelyn and Walter Sprinkle of Camden, Ind. She graduated from Camden High School in 1955 and Ball State Teachers College in 1959. She taught elementary school for 20 years in the Delphi Community School system.

Joyce married her Camden High School sweetheart, Dean T. Sanderson, on June 13, 1959. They were married 37 years and resided in Camden before enjoying retirement in North Fort Myers, Fla. Joyce spent the last 20 years in Florida where she enjoyed playing golf, dancing, and performing with her extended family at Six Lakes Country Club.

Surviving are three children; son, Brad Sanderson of Las Vegas, Nev., and daughters, Dee Dooley of Chesapeake, Va., and Lisa Denham of Winter Haven, Fla. Also surviving are Joyce’s sisters, Shirley Schock of Camden and Jean Harris of Walton; sisters-inlaw, Betty Mills of Flora and Nancy Williams of Kokomo; son-in-law, Jeff Dooley of Chesapeake, Va.; and grandchildren, Phillip Sanderson of Las Vegas, Nev., Tori Sanderson of Denver, Colo., and Jamie Dooley of Chesapeake, Va.

Joyce was preceded in death by her husband; son-in-law, John Denham; and brothers-inlaw, Robert Schock and Rex Harris.

Visitation will be Saturday, March 10, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Camden, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. Pastor Marissa Harrison will officiate. Burial will follow at Camden Cemetery.

Cree Funeral Home, Camden, is assisting the family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 232 W. Cumberland St., Camden, IN 46917.

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