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Life Story for Joyce A. Williams (Donihue)

Joyce A.  Williams (Donihue)

Joyce A. Williams, 80, of Charlotte died at Eaton Community Palliative Care on Friday Feb 23, 2018

Joyce was born March 26, 1937 in Coldwater Michigan to Leo and Mildred (Parker) Donihue. She grew up in Coldwater and the Gull Lake area. Joyce was a 1955 graduate of Kellogg Agricultural School, where she was the drum majorette and a cheerleader.

Joyce married Richard A. Williams in 1959. Joyce was a member of the Eaton County Fair Board and helped facilitate training activities at the race track. She retired from the Charlotte Shopping Guide. Upon retirement, they were able to spend many years in the south during the winter months where they managed different harness horse training facilities. Most recently Joyce volunteered at the “Furniture Store” Thrift Shop for Eaton Community Palliative Care where each donation & sale helps care for terminally ill patients.

Surviving are her 4 children; Tim (Claudine) Williams, Dawne Cohoon, Robin Wolever, Cheryl (Trent) Smith, 6 Grand Children; Danielle (Jason) Cohoon (Jerome), Travis Cohoon, Raychel (Tyler) Channell, Scott Wolever, Ashia (Chris) Smith (Cosey), Hunter (Carli) Smith (Kirkham), and 5 Great Grand Children; Ares, Taj, Alba, Apollo & Ty Cosey. Joyce was preceded in death by her husband Richard Williams, her mother Mildred Parker, and two brothers Jerry and Jack Donihue.

The Family will hold a private celebration of life in her honor.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Daniels Funeral Home in Nashville. For further details please visit our website at
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