Mares , Joan

Joan Evelyn “Joy” Groce Mares, 71, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 9, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis.

She was born June 4, 1933, in New York City to John Gavy and Evelyn Stanley Robertson Richardson.

She was a Matel Toy Factory Floor Lady Supervisor Trainer.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include a daughter, Denise Marie Groce of Los Angeles; a step-son, Anthony Groce of San Francisco; and two grandchildren.

Elder Louis Gordon will officiate the services.

Cremation has taken place.

Arrangements made by Muffley Funeral Home of Clovis.