Joyce Ann Brewer, 65, Wabash, died at 8:35 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. She was born Sept. 4, 1948 in Wabash to Flavius and Naomi (Arbuckle) Brewer.
Joyce was a 1967 graduate of Peru High School. She worked 41 years at the Wabash County Hospital, first as a nurse's aide in the Oncology Department, then as a filing clerk in Medical Records, and was also a waitress at the Wabash Country Club for 21 years. Joyce was a member of Bachelor Creek Church of Christ, where she was the chairperson for the Ladies Fellowship, and worked with the 2 and 3 year olds. She was Past State President of the Indiana Extension Homemakers serving in 2005-2006, and was Past President of the Wabash County and Richvalley Extension Homemakers. She was also a member of the 4-H Council. She traveled to St. Vincent, Mexico, and Brazil, on several mission trips, and visited Finland as a delegate in 2007. Joyce was a faculty member at Rainbow Christian Church Camp since 1973.
She is survived by her brother, Larry A. (Karen) Brewer, Sr., Wabash, nieces and nephews, Angela Aldrich, Indianapolis, Larry A. (Caroline) Brewer Jr., Tecumseh, Mich., William (Tiffany) Brewer, Wabash, great nephews and niece, Thomas Aldrich, Indianapolis, William "Will" Brewer, Wabash, Trent Brewer, Tecumseh, and Kaitlyn Brewer, Wabash. She was preceded in death by her father, Flavius Brewer, mother, Naomi L. Brewer, sister, Doris Jean Brewer, and nephew in law, David Aldrich.
Funeral services will be held at Bachelor Creek Church of Christ, St. Rd. 15 N., Wabash, on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 10 a.m, with Solomon David, Curt Turanchick, Aaron McClary, and Linda Mirante officiating. Friends may call 3-7 p.m. on Wednesday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash and one hour prior to service Thursday at the church. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery at a later date.
Preferred memorial is Bachelor Creek Mission Committee, Rainbow Christian Church Camp, or the Wabash County 4-H program.
The memorial guest book for Joyce may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.