Joy Hoyer Thomas

August 31, 2009

Joy Hoyer Thomas 83, of Rural Frankfort, IN, died at 3:15 a.m. August 31, 2009 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN. Born February 16, 1926 in Stewardson, IL, to William J. & Nella (Elliott) Hoyer. She married Charles E. Thomas on March 7, 1958 and he preceded her in death on June 3, 2006. Mrs. Thomas was a longtime Clinton County resident, attending Frankfort High School. She was clerk and bookkeeper for Bon Merritt Drug Store for 46 years, retiring in 1989. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, Frankfort Quilt Guild and a former member of Frankfort Country Club, where she had a hole in one and Washington Township Home Ec. Club. She was an avid sports fan, reader, and photographer and her family was most important to her.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, September 3rd at Goodwin Funeral Home. Ed Pearson will officiate. Visitation will be Wednesday, September 2nd from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church or Frankfort Public Library, envelopes will be available.

Survived by:

Daughter: Jan Elizabeth (companion Eric Prenevau) Thomas of Lake Orion, MI Many nieces and nephews also survive.

Preceded by:

Preceded in death by her parents, 4 brothers, Guy, Bill, Raymond and Jim Hoyer, 4 sisters, Ruth Evers, June Jones, Rosalie Henning and Jane Alice Hoyer.


2 Condolences for “Joy Hoyer Thomas”

  1. Nina Price September 1, 2009 at 9:51 am

    May the precious memories you hold in your heart help soothe your soul at this difficult time. I was saddened to hear of the loss of your mother. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Take Care.
    Nina Price

  2. Lora MCKee September 1, 2009 at 9:58 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about your mother. Memories are the only thing that keeps them in our heart every day. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Remember to take one day at a time and know they never leave your thoughts.
    Love ya,
    Lora McKee

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