She was a lifelong resident of Hardin County and graduated high school from Bethlehem Academy. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church, St. James Forever Young Club and the Hardin County Fair Squares.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. “Bill” Skillman; her parents, William A. and Christine Reesor; and her daughters-in-law, Darlene Skillman and Nessa Skillman.
Joyce is survived by four sons, Stephen Skillman and Greg (Judy) Skillman, all of Elizabethtown, Mark Skillman of Louisville and Timothy Skillman of Michigan; two daughters, Charlotte Callis and Tammy Mattox, both of Indianapolis, Indiana; grandchildren, Shawn and Kent Sharp, Jami Larkin, Kasey Smith, Stevie McKinney, Valerie Skillman, Blake and Case Simpson, Alexandra Jeffries, Victoria Skillman, Sophia and Nadia Skillman; 13 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter; and a wonderful bunch of ladies that she enjoyed spending time with especially on Thirsty Thursdays.
The funeral is at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 13, at St. James Catholic Church with burial in St. James Cemetery.
Visitation is from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday and continues at 9 am. Monday at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.
Published by The News-Enterprise from Dec. 8 to Dec. 14, 2021.