Joyce  Granger
Joyce M. Granger, 74, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, at Deaconess Midtown in Evansville.
Joyce was born Feb. 6, 1945, in Princeton, to Harry and Marietta Gooch Jr. She was raised by her grandparents Harry and May Gooch Sr. She graduated from Princeton High School and attended Lyles Station Consolidated School. Joyce was a Tupperware manager for 20 years. She also worked at Back Porch Treasures for several years. Joyce was a board member and secretary of Lyles Station Historic Preservation Corp since its inception September 1998. Joyce was instrumental in contributing artifacts for the National Museum of Artifacts for African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
Joyce is survived by her father, Harry Gooch Jr. of Washington; two daughters, Yolonda Granger Bostic of St. Louis and Bobbie Granger of Washington; one son, Shane Granger of Washington; a brother, Delton (Ora) Gooch of Princeton; sister Harriet (Donnie) Green of Washington; eight grandchildren, Brandon (Liz) Humphries of Washington, Perrin Granger of Washington, Brittany (Keionte) Copeland of Evansville, Caleb Murphy, Gianna, Kenadie, Karson and Kapri Granger, all of Washington; seven great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law Phyllis Morton.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Granger, who she married Sept. 11, 1965; her grandparents; her mother; sister Eloise Moore; and stepmother Corrine Gooch.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at 3 p.m. at Ed Lee Mortuary North Chapel, with Pastor Alex Pineda and Rev. Joseph Owens officiating, with a visitation from 1 p.m. till the service time. Burial will follow at Wheatland Cemetery. A visitation will be Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ed Lee Mortuary North Chapel, 620 E. Viola St.
Condolences can be made to the family online at All arrangements were made by Ed Lee Mortuary.
Published on January 27, 2020


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Love always, Eddie, Anissa and Family
Jan 31, 2020
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Michael Sims II
Jan 29, 2020
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Barbara Wright
Jan 27, 2020
Joyce always had a smile on her face and a hug for me when I saw her. We had a special connection because we were both from Princeton prays to the family-Barbara and Richard Wright