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Joyce Elaine Dray

May 18, 1951 — March 16, 2024

Jackson Center

Joyce Elaine Dray, 72, of Jackson Center, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2024. She was born in Lima, Ohio on May 18, 1951, to the late Carl and Mabel (Myers) Shaffer. 

Joyce is survived by her daughter, Sherri (Deron) Sosby; grandchildren, Tyler (Heather) Sosby, Ryan (Megan) Opperman, Troy (Calli Keplinger) Opperman, and Drew (Pauline) Sosby; and many great grandchildren. 

Some of Joyce’s favorite times were spent with her family, friends, and her beloved dog, Cody!

In keeping with Joyce’s wishes, her family has chosen to honor her wishes of cremation and will hold a private celebration of life at a later date. 

EICHHOLTZ DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME, JACKSON CENTER is honored to serve the Dray family and encourages anyone to share a fond memory or message of condolence at


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