Obituaries

Obituaries

Joyce Marie Forth 1928 - 2005 Overbrook

Services for Joyce Marie Forth, 77, Overbrook, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church in Overbrook. Burial will follow in Overbrook Cemetery.Mrs. Forth died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005, at Baldwin Care Center.She was born June 4, 1928, in Denver, the daughter of Albert G. and Jennie Mathies Bolt. She graduated from Washburn Rural High School in 1947, Clarks Business College in Topeka and the Kansas School of Floral Design in 1983.Mrs. Forth worked for the U.S. government at the Topeka Air Force Depot in Topeka. She was a co-owner of Overbrook Floral.She was a member of American Legion, Anderson-Raible Post 239, Ladies Auxiliary, Overbrook Flower Club, Overbrook United Methodist Church and Overbrook United Methodist Women's Club. She also volunteered at the Mental Health Assn.She married John J. Fairchild in September 1946. They divorced. She married Donald G. Forth on July 18, 1958, in Topeka. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, John Jay Fairchild, Houston; two daughters, Laurie Forth Shuck, Overbrook, and Marsha Fairchild, Topeka; a stepson, Michael Forth, Conifer, Colo.; 10 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Greenwood-Roberts Funeral Home in Overbrook, where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.The family suggests memorials to the American Legion, Anderson-Raible Post 239, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 268, Overbrook 66524 or the First United Methodist Church, sent in care of First Security Bank of Overbrook, 312 Maple, 66524.