Joyce Wright, 1958-2019

Joyce Lynn Wright, 61, of Michigan City, IN, passed away peacefully at 3:38 a.m. Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at Franciscan Health Hospital, Michigan City.

Joyce was a produce stocker at Al’s Supermarket, Michigan City, for 15 years. She was a lifetime member of The Wall Gang and former member of the Michigan City Fish and Game Club. Joyce was a very talented marksman and archer. She enjoyed hunting and fishing with her husband. Joyce proved herself to be better at fishing and hunting, showing her husband up. She loved joyrides in the country, cookouts and camping with family and friends.

On July 29, 1995, in Michigan City, she married Amos “Dwayne” Wright, who survives.

Also surviving are her two children, Jessica Hernandez of Valparaiso, IN, and Blanca (Jody) Flowers of Chicago, IL; four sisters, Cindy (Tom) Bowers of Peru, IN, Laura (Dana) Gillis of Wisconsin, Jacquelyn (James) Hollahan of Michigan City and Katherine (Leroy) Buckley of Oglesby, IL; three brothers, Raymond (Debbie) Tilden of Michigan City, Miles (Onita) Tilden of Peru, IN, and Jack (Renee) Tilden of Portland, OR; and two grandchildren, Primo Hernandez and Alandra Starks.

Preceding her in death were her parents; two sisters, Valerie Hernandez and Sylvia Tilden; and her beloved dog, Bubby.

Cremation will take place. A celebration of her life will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Westville United Methodist Church, 154 W. Main St., Westville, IN. Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, La Porte, (219) 362-3100 is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Lakeview Funeral Home, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte, IN 46350.

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