Thu. May 25th, 2023

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Joy A. Neff of Chillicothe, Ohio, born in Ross County, Ohio, who passed away on May 20, 2023, at the age of 83, leaving to mourn family and friends. Family and friends can send flowers and/or light a candle as a loving gesture for their loved one. Leave a sympathy message to the family in the guestbook on this memorial page of Joy A. Neff to show support.

She was predeceased by : her parents, Frank Johnson and Virgie Johnson (Newland); her sons, Max “Eddie” Bostwick and Perry Neff; and her siblings, Evelyn Michaels and Marlin Johnson.

She is survived by : her husband Leon Neff; her daughters, Leila Doles of Chillicothe, Tammy Tyler of Chillicothe and Kristine Huff (Michael) of Dayton; her grandchildren, Dusty, Emmylou, Nicolette (James), Stephie (Hoyt), Max Jack, Jacob, Larry, Frankie, Megan (Larry), Justine and Adam (Maria); her siblings, Gale McNeal of Chillicothe, Darrell Johnson (Ruth) of Chillicothe and Wendell Johnson of Chillicothe; her niece Tereasa Nelson of Chillicothe; her cousin Janet Traylor of Chillicothe; and her pet Princess.

Visitation will be held on Friday, May 26th 2023 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Ware Funeral Home (121 W 2nd St, Chillicothe, OH 45601). A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 26th 2023 at 1:00 PM at the same location.