Dorothy "Joy" Walters, 88, passed away September 4, 2021, while surrounded by her husband, children, and sister.
Joy was born August 30, 1933, in Sullivan County, IN to Jesse and Zelda Fox. Joy had two brothers (Charles and Raymond Fox) and two sisters (Thelma Allen and Jessie Page).
Joy married the love of her life, Paul, on June 20, 1953. During their 68 years of marriage, they had eight children - Dennis Walters, Sheryl Walters, Douglas (Robyn) Walters, Pamela (Brian) McGinley, Lisa Walters, Joan Garrett, Diana (David) Dorsett and Shannon (James) Potts. They were also blessed with 29 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.
Along with being involved with the Howe Hornet marching band raising money by working at the Hoosier Dome, Joy was an active team Mom for all her kids' sports teams. Joy retired in 1985 from Community Hospital East after 22 years of service as the overnight registrar.
Joy was a member of Christian Park Reformed Church for several years prior to joining Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, which she attended until her death.
Joy was proceeded in death by her daughter Diana, her parents, both brothers and sister Thelma.
In leu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to be sent to the Alzheimer's Association.
Visitation: Tuesday, September 14, 2021 4pm - 8pm
Indiana Funeral Care
2433 East Main Street
Greenwood, IN 46143
Funeral Services: Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Viewing: 10am - 11am
Good Shepard United Methodist Church
2015 S. Arlington Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46203
Burial will immediately follow the funeral
Memorial Park Cemetery
9350 East Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46229