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Obituary: Joy R. Gearhart, Columbus

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Joy R. Gearhart, 72, of Columbus died at 12:25 a.m.  Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at Kindred Hospital South in Indianapolis.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Rev. Scott Seniour officiating. Calling will be from 9 a.m. until service time. Burial will be at Daugherty Cemetery.

Joy is survived by her children, Wallace E. (Judy) Mize of Columbus, and Jessie H. (Sharon) Mize of Seymour; a sister, Judy Gearhart of Columbus; brothers, Bill Laffoon of Danville, and Mark Laffoon of Florida; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; stepchildren, Jackie, Sharon, and Lynn; and several step-grandchildren.

Joy was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Gearhart; and infant twin sons, Garry and Larry Mize.

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