WASHINGTON—Joyce E. Cloud, 89, formerly of Washington, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 in Orlando, Fla.
WASHINGTON—Joyce E. Cloud, 89, formerly of Washington, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 in Orlando, Fla. Born Oct. 30, 1923, in Strahan, Mills County, Iowa to W.W. and Jessie Evelyn (Gue) Molsberry, she married Walter J. Cloud on Aug. 16, 1947, in Montrose, Iowa. Walter preceded her in death on May 12, 1994. Surving is her daughter, Cheryl (David) Cloud Allen, of Orlando, Fla., her sons; David E. Cloud of St. Cloud, Fla. and Mark A. (Miriam) Cloud of Washington; two brothers, Keith Molsberry of Henderson, Nev. and Blaine Molsberry of Orange, Calif.; one granddaughter, three step-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She graduated Montrose High School in Montrose, Iowa then attended Merrill-Palmer School in Detroit, Mich. She earned her degree from Iowa State University in 1946. She worked at Sheaffer Pen Co., was director of Neighborhood House daycare center, taught at Pleasant Hill Elementary School in East Peoria and District 50 Elementary School in Washington. She was a long time member of Crossroads United Methodist church in Washington and an associate member of First United Methodist Church, Orlando, Fla. She was a member of United Methodist Women, Alpha Delta teacher’s sorority, and Tazewell County Retired Teachers Association. Visitation will be 5– 7 p.m., Oct. 2 at Mason-White Funeral Home, 20 Valley Forge Road, Washington. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 3 at Hillcrest Memory Gardens, 21925 Washington Road, Morton. Memorials may be sent to Crossroads United Methodist Church, 1420 North Main Street, Washington, IL 61571; Friends of Music, First United Methodist Church, 142 East Jackson Street, Orlando, Fla. 32801; or Habitat for Humanity. Online condolences to the family may be made at masonfuneralhomes.com