Joyce Capers

Joyce Ann Capers, 69, wife of Gerald Capers of Hopedale, Ohio, died in her home on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017.

She was born in Steubenville, Nov. 27, 1947, daughter of the late Robert and Jean Hedges Browning. A sister, Sandy Capers also preceded her in death.

Joyce graduated from Hopedale High School, class of 1965, was a member of the Hopedale Presbyterian Church, enjoyed reading and spending time with her grandchildren and families and visiting Arizona. She also enjoyed the fellowship of playing cards with a group of friends for over 50 years.

Besides her husband, Gerald, she is survived by one son, Chad Capers of Hopedale and one daughter, Leslie Capers (Bob) Willis of Phoenix, Arizona. Joyce also has five sisters, Cindy Browning of Hopedale, and Kathy (Scott) Porter, Beth (Greg) Coffman, Candy Browning and Benna (Mike) Kelly, all of Cadiz, Ohio.

Memorial services will be held Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, at 11 a.m., in the Presbyterian Church, 219 Church St., Hopedale, Ohio. Pastor Dean Blythe will officiate.

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