Joyce Ann Stewart, age 67 years, a resident of Marion, Illinois, passed away Sunday evening, April 20, 2014, at 10:27 PM at her home.
Joyce was born December 14, 1946 in East Prairie, Missouri. She was the daughter of Eddie Marshall & Bernice (Newberry) Marshall.
Joyce was united in marriage to John Stewart on February 2, 1963 in Fontana, California. John preceded her in death on March 27, 2014.
Survivors include: her sons – Scott Douglas Stewart and Ronnie Neal Stewart both of Marion, IL; 2 granddaughters – Emily Jade Stewart and Heather Nichole Stewart; 2 sisters – Glenda (Jerry) Williams of Carterville, IL and Denise (Ken) Crews of Goreville, IL; 2 brothers – Jim (Evelyn) Marshall of Riverside, CA and Gene (Diane) Marshall of Zap, ND; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, Joyce was preceded in death by a daughter – Debbie Stewart; a brother – Jerry Marshall; and 2 sisters – Carolyn Reighard and Linda Riepshoff.
Joyce had been employed for 11 years as an electronics assembler by Wildlife Materials, when the company was located in Carbondale. Joyce enjoyed the outdoors and camping with her family. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed collecting recipes.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 25, 2014, at 1 PM at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna. Pastor Jeff Van Cleve will officiate. Burial will be in the Vienna Fraternal Cemetery.
Visitation will conducted Thursday evening, April 24, 2014, from 6 PM – 8 PM at Bailey Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the family.