Joy Lynn (Joe) States
The funeral for Joy Lynn (Joe) States, 85 was at 10:30 a.m. Fri., June 15, 2018 at Dover Christian Church officiated by Rev. Fred Jones. Burial followed at Lyon Valley Cemetery under the direction of Cordry-Gritz Funeral Home, Hennessey. Joy was born east of Dover on January 12, 1933 to John B. and Vera Gorton States and died Mon., June 11, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Kingfisher. Joy served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He married Maydonna Goetzinger in Dover on April 26, 1959. Joy is survived by his wife Maydonna of the home; three sons Keith States, Mark States, Gregory States, all of Dover; one brother Dene States and wife Wanda of Hennessey; two sisters Linda Olmstead of Denver, Colorado and Melva Drury and husband Bill of Moore. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.