PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. ---- Joyce J. Brookshire, 86, of Port Charlotte, Fla., and formerly of Linton, passed away Saturday, April 16, 2005 at Peace River Regional Medical Center in Port Charlotte.
She was born July 27, 1918 in Plainville. She moved to the Port Charlotte area 20 years ago from Linton.
She was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing, knitting and crocheting. She liked to travel, go camping with her family and square dance. She was a former member of the Moose Lodge in Washington.
Survivors include: her husband of 70 years Kenneth Brookshire of Port Charlotte, Fla.; sons, Kenneth Joe Brookshire of Indianapolis, Darrell Brookshire of Mooresville, and Warren Brookshire of Osteen, Fla.; daughters, Linda Mahoney of Jacksonville, Fla., Brenda Coffin of Deep Creek, Fla., and Beth Gill of Southfield, Mich.; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; a brother Dexter and his wife Liz Laughlin; a sister Janet Wesnidge; and a sister-in-law and brother-in-law Norma and Jack Watson.
Funeral service will be today at 3 p.m. at Kays-Ponger Funeral Home, 2405 Harbor Blvd., Port Charlotte, Fla., with the Rev. Dale Roberts officiating.
Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of services today at the funeral home.