Joyce Marie Hesser, 86, of Stillwater, OK passed from this life and into the kingdom of heaven on Friday, May 18, 2018 at her home.
Graveside services will be Monday, May 21, 2018 @2pm Fairlawn Cemetery.
Joyce was born July 22, 1931 in Glencoe, OK to Jake and Lois Hesser.
Joyce had one sibling, Brother, Isaac Thomas "Bud" Hesser. She attended schools in Glencoe and Stillwater and graduated from Stillwater High School in 1949. She continued her education at Oklahoma A & M College.
Joyce worked for several businesses in Stillwater and Tulsa. She also kept children of several OSU students which allowed her to manage her Duplexes on Duck street.
Joyce was a long time member of First Christian Church and the 3Ms Sunday School Class. One of Joyce's favorite things was organizing the Church Rummage Sales each year. Joyce was also a member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority and Stillwater Travel Club.
Joyce liked collecting dolls, traveling, crossword puzzles, and picture puzzles.
Joyce is preceded in death by her parents, her brother Bud and Sister· in Law Jackie. She is survived by her niece, Debbie McCarthy and husband Troy of Stillwater, her nephew Steve Hesser and his wife Patti of Springfield, MO; numerous great nieces and nephews: Todd, Jane Ann, and Thomas McCarthy of Edmond, OK. Tara, David, Jordan, Daxton, and Tyson Whitekiller of Stillwater and Tyler, Stephanie, Henry and Haley Hesser of Springfield, MO.
Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church, 411 W. Matthews, Stillwater, OK 74075.