Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
Complete Obituary
Joy Linton
  Joy J. Linton, 92, Celina, died at 9:40 p.m. Nov. 26, 2011, at Joint Township Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born Oct. 12, 1919, in Van Wert County to Olen W. and Laura Wheeler Chivington. On March 15, 1941, she married Elmer Linton, who died May 21, 2001.
Surviving are children, David (Linda) Linton, Celina, Diana (David) Eyink, Celina, and Elizabeth (Gary) Moorman, Tipp City; sister, Eileen Reasner, Celina; seven grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are siblings, J. "Pat" Chivington, Betty Meyering and Billie Luke.
She was a 1936 graduate of Rockford High School and a graduate of Fort Wayne Business College. She received a bachelor's degree in education with a major in special education from Wright State University in 1974. She worked as a nurses' aide several years and was a substitute teacher. She also worked at Central Mutual in Van Wert.
She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, Celina, and its women's society. She was a member of the Celina Garden Club and formerly worked with the Green Thumb program and served as an adviser with Neptune Loyal Workers 4-H Club.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Jonathan Exman officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, and one hour before services at the church.
Memorials may be made to Grand Lake Hospice.
Condolences may be left at ciscofuneralhome.com.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Today
60°
Rain Showers Likely
70%
Tonight
44°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
21%
Tomorrow
53°
Cloudy
13%
Tomorrow Night
40°
Mostly Cloudy
11%
Wednesday
54°
Partly Sunny
9%
Wednesday Night
34°
Mostly Clear
4%
Thursday
55°
Mostly Sunny
4%
Thursday Night
39°
Partly Cloudy
5%
Friday
61°
Partly Sunny
5%
Friday Night
41°
Mostly Clear
5%
Saturday
63°
Mostly Sunny
8%
Saturday Night
45°
Mostly Clear
8%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_d
camera_logo Photo Albums
Saturday, October 18
index pict
Friday, October 17
index pict
Friday, October 17
index pict
video_logoOnline Video
Thursday, October 2
index pict
Accident at 127 and 119
Monday, September 29
index pict
Grand Lake Marathon