Joyce Mitchell Bingham, 92, of Mountain Green, Utah, passed away on February 3, 2023, when her good, kind heart stopped beating.
Joyce was born on the 9th of February, 1930 to Esther Louise and David Lester Mitchell in Ogden, Utah. After graduating from Ogden High School, she went on to study Early Childhood Development at Weber State College.
In 1946, Joyce met her lifelong sweetheart, ElMont Leonard Bingham, and they wed in the Salt Lake Temple, June 15, 1950. Their marriage was blessed with four children. Susan Bingham, Nancy Bingham Peterson, Elmont Mitchell Bingham, and Lisa Bingham Rampton.
Joyce dedicated her life to her family, her faith, and building and running an archery business with her husband ElMont. She fiercely loved her children, 12 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. Along with her husband, she completed a teaching mission in Western Samoa for the LDS church and worked in the Ogden, Temple. She also served in various positions in the Relief Society and Primary, and worked as co-owner, bookkeeper, and sales person for Bingham Projects. Through it all, Joyce supported and advised her family through the many accomplishments of their lives.
Joyce was a passionate artist in many mediums: ceramics, sewing, and crochet. She loved reading, doting on her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, family gatherings, and taking her loved ones to lunch. She filled her home with warmth and kindness and we will miss her greatly.
Joyce was predeceased by her husband ElMont Bingham, her daughter Susan Bingham, and her siblings Wilford Mitchell and Jeanne Mitchell.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 10, 2023, at 11 a.m. at the Highlands Chapel in Mountain Green, Utah. A viewing will be held from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the services. The family requests that all flowers be sent to the Highlands Chapel, 5378 W., Old Highway Road, Mtn. Green.