Joyce Arlene Childers, 79, of Gridley, California, passed away August 30, 2012 at her home. She was born September 17, 1932 in Neligh, Nebraska to Thomas and Cora Altadell Ofe Paulsen.
Joyce graduated from Woodland High School and later married Rocky Childers. She was a joy to all who knew her and was the best mother ever! Joyce's beautiful smile and her positive attitude will be greatly missed.
She loved traveling and was a 45 year member of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, in Yuba City. She especially enjoyed traveling to see her family.
Joyce is survived by her long-time partner, Carl Hutchison; sons: Steve and Kevin Childers, of Sacramento, California, Lance Childers, of Los Angeles, California, and Clint Childers, of Gridley, California. She is also survived by her daughter, Roxanne Harper of Port Orchard, Washington, brother Ken Paulsen, and sister Janice Warren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sutter North Hospice.