Joyce Johnson, 78, of Vincennes, passed away at 1:11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at Good Samaritan Hospital.
She was born May 27, 1942, in Vincennes to Clarence and Leona (Grabbe) Held.
Joyce was a registered nurse working at Good Samaritan Hospital and Gibson County General Hospital. A member of the Community United Methodist Church, Joyce and her husband, Frank, owned Johnson Oil Company from 1975 to 2003 and Johnson’s Stop-N-Go from 1982 to 2004. Avid boating enthusiasts, Joyce and Frank enjoyed many summers at Kentucky Lake and, later, in the Florida Keys. Joyce spent many years coordinating bereavement meals for members of the church.
Surviving are her husband, Frank Johnson, whom she married on May 5, 1963; her children, Timothy Lee Johnson of Sullivan, Tara Sue Knapp and her husband, Kevin, of Newburgh, and Trent Franklin Johnson and his wife, Roslyn, of Vincennes; her grandchildren, Alexis Williams and her husband, Shawn, Adam Johnson, Eli Johnson and his wife, Crimzyn, Megan Johnson, Jacob Johnson, Kris Knapp, Dustin Knapp and his wife, Danielle, and Hunter Knapp and his wife, Katherine; along with seven great grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents; and her brother and sisters, Clara Strange, Mariam Bingham, Nelda Horn, Chester Held, and Doris Perkins.
Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home. Private funeral services will be held with Ray Tromley officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Community United Methodist Church — Mary Marthas.