Shawnee resident Joyce Laverne Riddle passed on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Oklahoma City at the age of 82.

Shawnee resident Joyce Laverne Riddle passed on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Oklahoma City at the age of 82.

Joyce, the daughter of Alex and Ruby Lillian (Gatlin) Wheeler, was born Nov. 29, 1935, in Anadarko.

On Nov. 23, 1967, she married Kenneth Riddle in Chickasha.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents and by 10 of her brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Kenneth Riddle of Shawnee; her son, Brad Riddle of Shawnee; two grandchildren, Brandon Riddle and his wife Toshia, and Amanda Thurman and her husband Mike; five great-grandchildren, Jace, Lily, Elizabeth, Jax, and Sydney; two sisters, Dorothy Denton and Vivian Garner; and many nieces, nephews and other family members.

Services will be Friday, April 20, at 10 a.m. at the Walker Funeral Chapel in Shawnee, with Brother Ken Kerbo officiating. Interment will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Memory Lane Cemetery in Anadarko. Services are under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.