Funeral services for Joyce Fuller, 87 year old Buffalo resident who passed away Saturday at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo, will be held Friday, February 24th at 10:00 a.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Connie Cranston officiating. Visitation will be held from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel on Friday 8:00am to 9:30am. A private family interment will follow the funeral. Donations in Mrs. Fuller’s memory may be made to the Buffalo Senior Center in care of the Adams Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo.
Ellen Joyce Fuller was born on June 29, 1924 in Lander, Wyoming to Herald and Esther Day. She grew up on the Day Ranch, a pioneer family that homesteaded near Lysite in 1884. She went to rural schools in the Lysite area for the first eight years and went into Lander where she did the first two years of high school. She then moved to Casper where she finished high school and graduated with the class of 1942. While in high school she worked for the Casper Chamber of Commerce. After high school she attended the University of Wyoming and received a year of office training. During WWII she moved to Denver and worked on an airbase as an aircraft dispatcher. Joyce was a Librarian in Shoshoni for the Fremont County Library and also worked for the school district as a Librarian. She moved to Lander where she was the bookkeeper for the Fremont County Library. She was married to George Fuller in June of 1978 in Buffalo, Wyoming and they made their home on the T6 Ranch outside of Shoshoni. Mr. Fuller passed away in the fall of 1990 and in the spring of 1991 Joyce moved to Buffalo. Joyce was very active in the community and volunteered at the Jim Gatchell Museum, the Johnson County Library, the Buffalo Senior Center, and was a Grey Lady at the Johnson County Health Care Centerl and Amie Holt Care Center. She was also involved with the Buffalo Cancer Support Group and delivered for meals on wheels. Joyce also received an award for “People who make a difference” in Buffalo. She was an avid reader and loved maps. Joyce loved spending time with her family and loved her Kitties.
She is survived by one daughter, Sharon Wagner and her husband Doug of Buffalo; two grandsons, Shawn Wagner of Casper and Cory Wagner and his wife Aubrey of Houston, Texas and one great-granddaughter, Tayln Wagner also of Casper. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one sister, one son and one grandson.