Joyce Nadine McCoy, 91, of Hutchinson, died Saturday, July 22, 2017. She was born October 18, 1925, at Darlow, the daughter of Edward Joseph and Ethel Amy (Chase) Barnes.

Joyce McCoy
Joyce Nadine McCoy, 91, of Hutchinson, died Saturday, July 22, 2017. She was born October 18, 1925, at Darlow, the daughter of Edward Joseph and Ethel Amy (Chase) Barnes.
She was a 1944 graduate of Buhler High School. Joyce was a member of Partridge Community Church and had been attending Tenth Avenue United Methodist Church, Hutchinson.
She played in the AAGPBL and had been inducted into Cooperstown's Baseball Hall of Fame. Joyce's favorite pastimes included bowling and golfing, and she had a passion for music and singing.
On August 17, 1947, she married William Gilbert McCoy in Hutchinson. He died May 6, 2000. She is survived by: daughter, Susan McClellan Bly and husband, John of Parkville, MO; granddaughter, Melinda Carpenter and husband, David of Parkville, MO; grandson, James W. McClellan of Kansas City, MO; three great-grandsons, Alexander Carpenter of Manhattan, Christopher Carpenter of Parkville, MO, and Gavin McClellan of Wichita; sister, Letha Noblitt of Hutchinson.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; son-in-law, Gary McClellan; three brothers, Rodney, Don and Ernest Barnes.
Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at Elliott Chapel, with Rev. Richard Brooks, presiding. Burial will follow in Partridge Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at Elliott Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to either of the churches, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.