Joy Lee Ott, 79, of Princeton, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at The Waters of Princeton.

She was born to Roy Jennings and Ethel Fern (Williams) Tipton McDevitt (both deceased), in Evansville, IN on October 24, 1936.

She retired from Hansen Manufacturing Company in Princeton. She was also a longtime Avon saleslady. She was of the Protestant faith and a life member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by four sons, Mark Alan (Diana) Parrott of Vincennes, J. D. (Becca) Ott of Ft. Branch, Rodney Lee Ott of Ft. Branch and Michael Blaine Ott of Princeton; her sister, Nancy Sue Strickland of Oakland City; step-sister, Darlene (McDevitt) Fritz of Princeton; several grandchildren, great grand-children and one great-great grandson; several nieces and nephews and her cat Louie.

Preceding her in death were three daughters, Melanie Ann Ott age 16 died of a brain aneurysm in 1977, Connie Rae (Parrott) Dyer age 50 died of ovarian cancer in 2004, Dayna Denise (Parrott) Morgan age 47 died of bladder cancer in 2006; sisters, Loretta Meadows of Princeton, Gloria Phillips and Maxine Marshall both of Francisco; step-sister, Juanita Stienhoff of Indianapolis; step-brother, James McDevitt of Oakland City; and step-father, Alva McDevitt of Francisco.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Rev. Larry Meadows officiating. Burial will follow in the Francisco Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Friday at the Colvin Funeral Home.