May 8, 1928 – November 17, 2015
– Joyce, 87, died November 17 in Salem. She was born in
Akron, CO and moved to Mehama/Lyons when she was 6 and lived
there ever since. Joyce enjoyed taking care of her kids,
sewing, crocheting, gardening and her flowers. She married
Harold Longfellow on May 29, 1948 in Vancouver, WA, he
preceded her in death on July 7, 2007.
is survived by sons: Royce (Sharon) Longfellow of Lyons, Rex
(Alice) Longfellow of Mehama and Rolland “Rod” (Pam)
Longfellow of Lyons: 8 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren;
1 great-great-granddaughter; sister-in-law: Beth McDonald. She
was preceded in death by brother, Bud McDonald and sisters,
Gayle (Don) Teeters and Deanie (Don) Stensland.
special thanks to Farmington Square and Hospice Care of the
Northwest for the wonderful care they gave to Joyce. A
memorial service will be held at Mehama Community Church,
where she was a member, on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 1:00
pm. Private interment will be in Fox Valley Cemetery, Lyons.
Contributions may be made to Mehama Community Church, Hospice
Care of the Northwest, or the Alzheimer’s Foundation.
Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.