JoAnn Mae Boyce, 84 of Shawnee, passed away Aug. 4, 2017.

JoAnn Mae Boyce, 84 of Shawnee, passed away Aug. 4, 2017.

She was born Oct. 19, 1932, in Fort Collins, Colorado, to Harvey and Esther Long.

JoAnn loved her family and her greatest joy was making sure they were all taken care of. She enjoyed canning, painting and reading romance novels, which she had many.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Donald Boyce; son, Donny Boyce; grandson-in-law, Jay Collins; parents; four sisters; and a twin brother.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons and daughters-in-law, Danny and Terri Boyce, David and Barbara Boyce, and Lauren Parker and Trisha Story; grandchildren, Brian, Jason and Jamie, Jessie and Krystal, Malachi and Courtney, Shawnna and Jason, Macie, Codie and Stephen, and Chris; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Resthaven Funeral Home.

A celebration of life will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 10, at Resthaven Funeral Home with interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.