Joyce E. Flory, age 85 of Toledo, passed 10:09 a.m., Friday, September 25, 2020 at her son’s residence in Lima. She was born January 12, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Raymond and Mildred James Brand. On September 17, 1955 she married George Frederick Flory, who passed on July 11, 2003.
Mrs. Flory retired as a key punch operator with Owens Technical College and was a member of the V.F.W. Post 2984 auxiliary of Northwood, Ohio. Her hobbies included crocheting, playing the organ and slot machines, watching games shows, and working on puzzles. She was a huge Detroit Tiger fan. She will be remembered for speaking her mind, being out going, very friendly and always loving to visit with people, .
She is survived by 3 children – Diane (Robert) Grygier of Little Elm, Texas; George R. Flory of Lima; Dale R. Flory of Toledo; 10 grandchildren – Lance (Jamira) Flory of Lima; George M. (Brooke) Flory of CA; Greg Flory of Lima; Jason (Jen) Wickard of Lima; Jessica Wickard of Lima; Eric Grygier of TX; Evan Grygierof TX; Erin Grygier of TX; Stephanie Flory of FL; and Devon Flory of Toledo; 9 great grandchildren – Aniyah, George T., Gage, Paige, Alexus, Isaiah, Issac, Autumn, and Harlan.
A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.