Joyce proudly served her country in the U.S. Air Force and was the first woman to remain in active Air Force service as a mother. She also worked as a meteorologist. In her lifetime, Joyce touched many lives as a mother to her children and a mother to all. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Joyce is survived by son, James Hoopes of Orlando, Florida; son, Randy Hoopes of San Francisco, California; son, Randy Canter of Florida; son, Chris Canter of Stafford, Virgina; son, Austin Canter of Lebanon, Missouri; daughter, Beth Rumfelt of Conway, Missouri; brother James Shipp; sister, Dora Barnhart; several grandchildren; former spouse, Randy Hoopes; former spouse, Randy Canter; and other family.
Inurnment will be at a later time at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.