Joy L. Linton, 92

Joy L. Linton, 92, of Celina, died at 9:40 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.

She was born on Oct. 12, 1919, in Van Wert County, to Olen W. and Laura Wheeler Chivington, and they preceded her in death.

On March 15, 1941, she married Elmer Linton, and he preceded her in death on May 21, 2001.

She is survived by a son, David (Linda) Linton of Celina; two daughters, Diana (David) Eyink of Celina and Elizabeth (Gary) Moorman of Tipp City; a sister; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother; two sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Bethany United Methodist Church in Celina, with the Rev. Jonathan Exman officiating. Burial will be held in Riverside Cemetery in Rockford.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina. Visitation will be held one hour before services at the church Thursday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grand Lake Hospice. Online condolences may be left at