Joyce Elizabeth Richards, 96, died March 12, 2023 at the Keokuk County Health Center in Sigourney. She was born June 16, 1926 to Mr. and Mrs. Skinner in South Hampton, England. She attended school in England. During World War II she met and married William D. Richards in 1942. Once the war was over she moved to the United States where she was a housewife until her divorce from William in 1961. Joyce worked as an interior decorator for Kohls Furniture in Des Moines. She was a very adventures independent lady. Up until the last three months she took care of her youngest daughter all by herself.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son Jeff Richards, a brother and a sister.
She is survived by her daughters Anita Richards of Montezuma and Patty Richards of Montezuma, granddaughter Cheryl Richards Haes and Crystal Richards Timm, and seven great-grandchildren.
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