Winifred Joyce Lewis, age 92, of Chillicothe, passed away on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at Heritage Health in Chillicothe.
Joyce was born on November 14, 1929 in Junction, Illinois to Floyd Trout and Mary Haney. She was raised by her parents, Charles A. and Mary (Haney) Porter. She married James Lloyd Lewis on September 5, 1947 in Morganville, KY. He preceded her in death in 1988. Also preceding her in death are her son, Dennis Lewis, four brothers and six sisters.
Surviving are her children, James Lewis, Vanesta “Van” (Mike) Montbriand, and Pamela (Philip) Bireline, all of Chillicothe, IL; her grandchildren, Stefanie Milliard, Brea Bireline, Clancy Johnson, Amber (Tony) Loser, Jesse Lewis, Rachel (Eric) Bourke and Cole Lewis; and 12 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her sisters, Linda Reed of Creal Springs, IL and Bonnie (Bernard) Thomas of Morganville, KY as well as many nieces and nephews.
Joyce worked for Caterpillar and Gemco in Chillicothe for many years. She then became an in-home caregiver. Joyce also helped rear her great-grandson, Sheldon Kent. Joyce was a life-member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary, a member of the Disabled American Veterans and First Baptist Church of Chillicothe. She enjoyed shopping QVC and Blair and loved spending time with her family.
Services will be held on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 1pm at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be immediately following the services at Blue Ridge Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the ARK in Lacon or Blue Ridge Community Farm. Online condolences may be made through www.weberhurdfuneralhome.com
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