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Joyce E. Camper, 79, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:02 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born June 29, 1932, in Peerless, Texas, the daughter of Velvia India (Kincaid) and Jasper Kaufman Lunceford, who preceded her in death. On Aug. 15, 1957, she married William J. â€śBillâ€ť Camper, and he survives.
Also surviving are brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Bob (Joann) Camper, of Wapakoneta, Sharon Campbell, of Wapakoneta, Susan (Dick) Feil, of Marietta, Janie Lunceford, of Commerce, Texas, and Helen Lunceford, of Commerce, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Jackie L. Lunceford andWilliam D. Lunceford; 3 sisters and brothers-in-law, Bonnie R. (Harvey) Vannote, Treva N. (Weldon) Beatles, and Mary A. (Elliott) Nowlin; and two brothers-in-law, Tom Camper and Jack Campbell.
Joyce had worked 40 years with Bell Telephone Co. She and her husband Bill enjoyed traveling.
Services are at 3 p.m. Sunday at Auglaize Acres, with the Rev. Joe Pumphrey officiating. Burial will be Monday at Greenlawn Cemetery in Wapakoneta.
Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Auglaize Acres.
Arrangements are being conducted by the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Contributions may be directed to the Alzheimerâ€™s Foundation.
Condolences may be expressed at www.bayliffandeleyfh.com.