Joyce J. Evans, 80, of Owensboro, went home to her Lord and Savior on Friday, December 25, 2020 under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. Born March 2, 1940 in Flint, Michigan to the late Arthur and Mary Louise Nelson Curtis, Joyce graduated from Owensboro High School (class of '58) and married her high school sweetheart, Charles Evans. She worked as an Administrative Assistant for several places including Daviess County Public Schools from which she retired. As a devoted member of First Baptist Church, Joyce was part of the Koininia Sunday School Class. She was a self-made woman who loved and served her family and others in many ways as well as the glue that held the family together. Joyce loved reading and taking trips with her church. She was energetic, loving, and always positive.
In addition to her parents, Joyce was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Charles Evans in June of this year.
Those left to honor and cherish her memory include her two daughters, Fonda Clark and husband, Mark of Oxford, Mississippi and Beth Penrod and husband, Donnie of Philpot; five grandchildren, Steffan Clark (Mary), Karly Downing (Bobby), Christian Clark, Dakota Penrod (Cindy), and Logan Penrod; three great grandchildren, Michael "Mikey" Clark, Ryan Clark, and Emily Clark; brother-in-law, Thurman Evans (Glenda).
Visitation for the family of Joyce Evans will be Monday from 10:00 until 11:30 am at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. There will be a funeral service with limited attendance and burial at Rosehill Cemetery. The number of those attending the visitation or funeral service shall be within current health and safety directives. Family and friends shall wear appropriate personal protective masks and enter the doors near the flagpole on the Breckenridge Street side of the building.
Expressions of sympathy make take the form of contributions to Hospice of W. Kentucky or First Baptist Church.
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