Joyce Marie Madden Utley (77) of Newton


Published on May 14 2012 10:11 am

Joyce Marie Madden Utley, 77, of Newton died Sunday, May 13, 2012 at Newton Rest Haven.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, May 17 at 10:30am at Maple Hill Cemetery in Princeton, Indiana.

She was born June 21, 1934 in Gibson County, Indiana, the daughter of Arthur Jack and Corriene (Lindsey) Madden.  On May 11, 1951, she married Lennis Edward "Ed" Utley and he preceded her in death on May 16, 2001.  She was a retired licensed practical nurse, working at nursing homes in Mt. Carmel and in Oakland City and Princeton, Indiana, as well as Gibson County General Hospital.

Survivors include one son, Lennis Edward "Eddie" Utley, Jr. of Douglasville, Georgia...daughters, Dara Diel and husband Garry of Newton and Evanna Sue Utley of Laplace, Louisiana...three grandchildren, Amanda Zumbahlen, Jill Bierman and Zachary Kolb...nine, Jack Madden and wife Mary of Evansville,, Bill Pauley of Princeton, nephew, two nieces and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents...her husband, Ed...infant daughter, Sherrlyn Elaine Utley...and sister, Sherrlyn Pauley.