Joyce Ann Wilbur, 76, of Connersville passed away Friday morning, November 27, 2020 in the emergency room at Reid Health of Connersville following a brief illness.

Born on August 23, 1944, she was one of four children of Floyd and Nancy Wyatt Nickelson.
With her family, she moved to Dayton, Ohio and was a graduate of Kettering High School in Kettering, Ohio.

For many years, she resided in Grandy, North Carolina and was married on March 27, 1999 to Stephen Wilbur. Mr. Wilbur passed away on December 27, 2006.

Joyce moved to Connersville twelve years ago to be with her mother, Nancy Gilmore.

She was a member of Central Christian Church. In her leisure, she enjoyed spending time at the Fayette County Senior Citizen Center. She was also active with the Widow Person group at the Senior Center and the Young at Hearts group at Central Christian Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Tangelia (Ronald) Caro of Grandy, North Carolina; a grandson, Kyle Caro, currently serving in the United States Army; her mother, Nancy Gilmore of Connersville; two brothers, Ted (Catherine) Nickelson of Dahlonega, Georgia and Tom Nickelson of Dayton, Ohio; an uncle Jerry Wyatt of Indianapolis; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Besides her husband, Stephen Wilbur, she is preceded in death by her father; a brother, Mark Nickelson; maternal grandparents, Tom and Myrtle Wyatt; and several aunts and uncles.

Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be made anytime at