June 4, 2010
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:00PMM Vernon Funeral Home
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 12 - 2pm
Joyce D. Brooks, 77, of Urbana, fought a courageous battle with cancer, but won the victory and went to be with Jesus on Friday, June 4, 2010 in Mercy Memorial Hospital.
She was born July 11, 1932 in St. Francis, Kansas, the daughter of Ira and Helen (Hammers) LeBow.
Joyce was the owner and operator of Joyce’s Hairstyling on Monument Square for several years. She was a Christian and loved her church. She attended Wesley Chapel House of Prayer. Joyce enjoyed singing, music and gardening. She loved spending time with her family. She will be sadly missed by all who loved and knew her.
Joyce is survived by her husband of 33 years, John Brooks; daughters, Gwen (Ralph) Taylor of Urbana and Amber Louden (Tim Martin) of Urbana; son, Clark (Margie) Davis of South Vienna; step sons, David (Brenda) Brooks of Urbana and Michael (Tammy) Brooks of Selma, OH; 17 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; brother, Bill (Dorothy) LeBow of Boise, ID; sister, Kay (Craig) Fessenden of Hutchinson, KS; ½ brother, David Allen of Atwood, Kansas as well as several nieces and nephews.
Joyce is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Tracie and Ted Rector; great grandson, Trey Moses Ragland.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana with Reverends David Miller and Juanita Brooks officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12-2 P.M. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Wesley Chapel House of Prayer, 7102 Wesley Chapel Road, West Liberty, OH 43357. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.