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Joyce E. Truitt

Joyce E. Truitt, 87, of Fort Wayne, and with ties to Huntington County, died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022, at her residence.

Mrs. Truitt was a 1952 graduate of Lancaster High School in Huntington County. She had attended Manchester University and studied tailoring. She was a sorority sister for Psi Iota Si. She was a member of Central Christian Church in Huntington and The Chapel Church in Fort Wayne.

She was born on April 23, 1934, in Muncie, to Paul L. Weaver Sr. and Frances Rench Weaver.

She married Robert L. Truitt in June of 1955 in Huntington. He preceded her in death in June of 1996.

Survivors include a daughter, Joan (Michael) Courtney, of Fort Wayne; a son, Thomas Truitt, of Meadows of Dan, VA; three sisters, Martha Stephen, of Huntington, Carolyn (Jack) Flaugher, of Liberty Center and Jane Schenkel, of Huntington; three brothers, Paul (Carolyn) Weaver, Jr., of Lanark, IL, Jim (Carolyn) Weaver, of Mt. Morris, IL, and Joe (Carolyn) Weaver, of Fairfield, IA.

There will be a private gathering of gamily. No public visitation or services. Myers Funeral Home, Huntington, is handling arrangments.

Interment will be at the Lancaster Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

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