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Joyce Harwood

Joyce E. (Kille) Harwood, age 68, of Metamora, Ohio, passed on to be with the Lord, Monday, November 16, 2020, after a brief illness.  Joyce was born May 16, 1952 in Toledo, Ohio to Carroll and Martha (Bassler) Kille.  She attended Davis Business College and obtained a degree in Computer Science.  Joyce worked as an executive secretary, as well as for the Evergreen Schools, and as a Health Care Aide. 

She and her husband, John "Jack", enjoyed spending time at their cottage in Hillsdale, Michigan. Joyce also had a love for gardening, bird watching, and spending time with family and friends.

Joyce leaves behind her loving husband of 28 years, Jack Harwood; son, Rob Riffle of Bowling Green, OH; sister, Helen Kille of Bowling Green, OH; brother, Fred (Tammie) Kille of Toledo, OH; stepchildren, Jason (Sarah) Harwood of Adrian, MI, Lindsay (Chris) Smith of Sylvania, OH and Craig (Audrey) Harwood of Baltimore, MD; special niece, Martha (Bo) Kruse of Bowling Green, OH; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; father and mother-in-law, Wendell and Virginia Harwood; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents; and her daughter, Joy L. Riffle.

Graveside services at Amboy Township Cemetery will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family.


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Joyce and my brother Jack were meant to be together. Joyce will always be fondly remembered as a kind, loving woman and a dedicated wife and a wonderful mother. We will all miss you terribly.

Judy Connolly Dec 2 2020 12:00 AM

Sis i mis you so much but joy mom dad grampa need you more please have a daiquiri for me ill see you all when its time stil got a lot to do here

Fred kille Nov 20 2020 12:00 AM

Miss you sissy only comfort is knowing your with joy

Helen Nov 19 2020 12:00 AM

I cant believe you left this world. Joy must need you more than we do. Heaven gained another Angel. Rest In Peace Joyce.

Cathy Walters Nov 17 2020 12:00 AM