Lois Ann Joyce Schmidt, 84, of Zephyrhills, Florida, died Friday, July 2, 2021, at the Pond’s Edge Assisted Living Facility in Zephyrhills.
She was born in rural Jefferson County, Indiana, on July 6, 1936, to Carl Edwin Joyce and Emma May Black Joyce, and grew up in Jefferson County and later, Madison, Indiana. She was a 1954 graduate of Madison High School and worked for Madison Bank and Trust Company until 1970 when she and her husband moved their family to Florida. She worked there for Barnett Banks of Florida and as the Financial Secretary for Calvary Church in Brandon, Florida, retiring in 1997. She had been in Gulfcoast Hospice care for almost three years.
Survivors include a daughter, Cindy Snow; two sons, Robert Todd Schmidt and Steven Carl Schmidt; a brother, William E. Joyce; and nine grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 62 years.
A memorial service was held on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Whitfield Funeral Home in Zephyrhills.