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Joyce Brown Elder

February 3, 1948 — March 8, 2019

Joyce Elaine Brown Elder, age 71, of Fayetteville, WV passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019 at CAMC Memorial, Charleston, WV.

Born February 3, 1948 in Lancaster, OH, she was the daughter of the late Virgil Brown and Mary Canter Brown Weller.

Joyce was a retired cashier having worked at Walmart for over 20 years. She was a member of the Oak Hill Church of the Nazarene

Her husband, Bobby Lee Elder and step-sister, Sheila West preceded her in death.

Left to cherish her memory are her children Rusty Rutter (Mechele) of Oak Hill, Brad Rutter (Sonja) of Mountain Home, ID, two step daughters, Patrice Romage (Frank) and Shanna Toler all of Oak Hill ; her Brothers, Steve Brown (Sara) of Ohio, James Cunningham (Joyce) of Ohio ; her step brother, Rick Weller (Sharon) of Ohio ; her grandchildren Paige Rutter of Pittsburgh, Marchelle Bowling (Ben) of Oak Hill, Heather Romage of Lindside, Mikaela Neal (Darren) of Huntington, Tayven Tucker of Oak Hill, Forrest Tucker of Beckley ; A great grandson yet to be born, Lincoln Bowling due in April.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the Oak Hill Church of the Nazarene with Dr. Randy James officiating. Burial will follow in Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville, WV.

Friends may call at the Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill from 6-8 PM on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 and at the church one hour prior to services on Wednesday. Frank Romage, Ben Bowling, Darren Neal, Forrest Tucker, Ty Judy and Jeremy Blackstone will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, New York 10016

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV
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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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