Joyce M. Rouse

ROUSE, Joyce M., 67, of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in the Valley Hospice Care Center North in Steubenville, OH.

She was born May 21, 1946, in Steubenville, OH, a daughter of the late Howard and Marjorie (Fix) Fray.

Joyce was a homemaker and a member of the Finley United Methodist Church. She was on the reunion committee for the Wintersville High School Class of 1964. She enjoyed crafts, especially afghans and crocheting and had an extensive bear collection.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Ronald L. Rouse Sr. ; two sons, Ronald “Lee” Rouse, Jr. of Standardsville, VA and Randy Joe (Natasha) Rouse of Mingo Junction, OH; a brother, Howard (Candice) Fray Jr. of Wintersville, OH; and five granddaughters, Mikeyla, Keegan and Alexia Rouse, Holly Adkins and Kelley Leonard; and six great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be directed in Joyce’s memory to Valley Hospice Inc., 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH 43943.

Arrangements were entrusted to Wheeler Funeral Homes, 101 Longview Ave., Mingo Junction.

Offer condolences at www.wheelerfuneralhomes. com.