Joyce Elaine Rufing
Joyce Elaine (Brown) Rufing, age 67, Greenville, IN. passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Baptist Health Floyd, November 4, 2019. She was born May 14, 1952 to Thomas Albert and Naomi Marie (Wiseheart) Brown. Joyce married Roger Rufing on December 21, 1968
She worked at and retired from Floyd Memorial Hospital. Joyce was a member of Greenville Christian Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family. Playing with her grandchildren, and being apart of her church prayer group.
Joyce is preceded in death by her father, and a sister Carolyn McCain (Fred).
She is survived by her mother; husband Roger Rufing; son Jason Rufing (Donna); daughter Diana Rufing Satterley (Mike); four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers Donald Brown (Melinda), and Frank Brown; three sisters Barbra "Sue" Berry, Luann Browning (Bobby), and Rowena Knasel (John).
Funeral services will be at Greenville Christian Church in Greenville, Indiana on Thursday November 7, 2019 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Greenville, Indiana. Visitation will be Wednesday November 6, 2019 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Love Funeral Home, and again on Thursday November 7, 2019 at Greenville Christian Church from 10 a.m. till time of service.
In lieu of flowers the family request memorial gifts be made to: Nortons Children's Hospital Foundation Dept 86140 , P.O. Box 950183, Louisville, KY 40295
Published on November 4, 2019


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Lulu Fulkerson
Nov 07, 2019
Roger I’m so sorry for your loss. Joyce was such a sweet person. Sending many hugs and prayers. May God give you the strength You need at this time. God Bless, Lulu
Nov 07, 2019
Your phone call was a dark day for me. It was like being blind sided without warning. You know how I felt about your Mom. We were always teasing each other about you and I. I remember teasing her one day by saying I was going to marry you one day and your Mom saying, "She is not marrying a lot older man!" I loved your Mom and Dad over these years and will keep her in a "Special" place in my heart. Sorry I cannot be there because I don't drive and you know the other reasons but I will be sitting right there beside you and I know how hard it is but God doesn't give us anything more than we can endure. Cherish your memories and keep them close in your heart. I will talk to you later but now it time to reflect with family. Wish I could be there but I am there in "Spirit." Love you Sweetie.Read more
John Stutzman
Nov 06, 2019
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Robert Cotton
Nov 05, 2019
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Brandy Gibson
Nov 05, 2019
So very sorry to see that Joyce passed away. I had the pleasure of working with her on 2nd shift at Floyd Memorial over 20 years ago. She was such a sweet and kind person to everyone. Will be praying for you all during this difficult time.
Nov 04, 2019
I’m so sorry for your loss. Aunt Joyce was the best aunt in town. She had a very loving heart towards everyone. She was also a great cook. She always made everyone feel special that came to her house. She welcomed everyone with open arms. I have so many great memories and so does Gracie. I love you all and I loved Aunt Joyce too.