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Joyce Ann Ellison
July 21, 1956 ~ July 21, 2023 (age 67) 67 Years Old
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Joyce Ann Ellison (Moles), age 67, of Indianapolis, Indiana, currently living in Cicero, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 21st, 2023 after fighting a three month illness due to sepsis. She was born on July 21st, 1956 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Kenneth E. and Helen M. Moles (Nichols).
She grew up in the Indianapolis area and graduated from Emmerich Manual High School, Class of 1974. She married her forever husband in 2003, Robin Ellison. They just celebrated their 20th anniversary in April.
Joyce was a hard worker and dedicated woman, working multiple jobs throughout her life to provide and give a wonderful home to her children. She cared deeply for her family, friends, neighbors and coworkers, and especially her pets. When she wasn’t working you could find her in her garden. Her nurturing ways went beyond helping her family and friends, you could see it in her yard and garden.
She was the rock to her family. Joyce always thought of everything in detail, she put others first and always had a listening ear. She had several titles in her life span, Daughter, Sister, Mom, Wife, Best Friend, Friend, Joyce, but her favorite nickname of all was Meme. She would introduce herself at times as, Meme. She loved being a mother but especially a grandmother to her five grandchildren. She will always be remembered as a loving daughter, wife, mother and Meme.
Joyce was preceded in death by her mother, Helen M. Moles, and her father, Kenneth E. Moles. Surviving her is her husband: Robin Ellison, sons: Brian (Mitzi) Underwood, Kyle Underwood, daughter: Amy (Chris) Burcham, granddaughters: Sierra (Tyler) Schmitt and Sabrina Underwood, grandsons: Gus Hartwig, Gunnar Hartwig, and Deiter Hartwig, brother: Jim (Judy) Moles (Greenwood, IN), sisters: Jenny Young (Franklin, IN) and Sherry Tatlock (Edinburgh, IN), and her loving dogs Shaggy, Sidney and Mosby.
Additional survivors include three nieces and five nephews.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 26, 2023 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm, with a funeral service at 6:00 pm, both will be at Hartley Funeral Home in the Cierco Chapel located at 209 West Jackson Street, Cierco, Indiana. You may send condolences at www.hartleyfuneralhomes.com.
Memorial contributions made in her honor can be sent to the Humane Society for Hamilton County.