Joy Ann Wallace passed away at Houston House on June 9, 2019. Joy Ann, daughter of Jess and Edna (Pearcy) Wallace, was born Oct. 26, 1941, in Plato, Mo.
She attended Plato Schools. Joy Ann retired after 27 years of civil service at Fort Leonard Wood. She held various positions during her career and especially enjoyed working at the Fort Leonard Wood laundry.
Joy Ann moved to Houston, Mo., and was employed at Houston House for several years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Houston.
Joy Ann loved her family and especially enjoyed spending time with her great-niece, Alyssa, and great-nephew, Chase. She spent many weeks traveling with them and at their homes in Michigan and West Virginia.
Joy Ann is survived by her sister, June (Edwin) Goldsmith; niece, Lisa (Brett) Quencer; great-niece, Alyssa (Jimmy) Stiving; and great-nephew, Chase (Jessica) Quencer.
Graveside services are 2 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019, in Hickory Ridge Cemetery with Eugene Earp officiating. Services are under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hickory Ridge Cemetery Fund for cemetery maintenance are appreciated.