Joyce Dee (Hays) Richardson, 83, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at Solomon Valley Manor in Stockton.

She was born Aug. 24, 1936, southwest of Alton in Mt. Ayr Township in Osborne County to Otto and Pearl (Strutt) Hays. She was a 1954 graduate of Natoma Rural High School.

She married Donald L. Richardson on July 14, 1962, in Osborne. He preceded her in death Feb. 17, 2011. She was a secretary in the Stockton school system until retirement in 1995.

Survivors include her nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, Stockton; burial in Stockton Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Solomon Valley Manor in care of Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, Stockton.

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