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Obituaries

Joyce Morris

NEPONSET — Joyce Marie Morris, 69, of Neponset died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Joyce was born Jan. 23, 1949, the daughter of Clarence and Edna (Lyle) Morris. She married Edward Thompson on Feb. 9, 1973. They divorced in 1983.

Surviving are four daughters and one son, Angela (Jeff) Stephens of Peoria, Lorretta O’Brien of Peoria, Sherrilee (Tim) Beaudoin of Stephenson, Mich., Cynthia (John) Spieker of Louisville, Ky., and James (Amanda) Thompson of Louisvile, Ky.; 11 grandchildren; and one brother, Ron Morris of Neponset.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Ross and Herbert.

Private services will be held at the Grant-Johnson Funeral Home in Princeton with Pastor Tom Myers officiating.

Memorials may be directed to the Neponset/Buda Rescue Unit.

Online condolences may be left at www.grant-johnsonfh.com.

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