Obituary – Joyce Ellen (Stevens) Smith

Joyce Ellen (Stevens) Smith

January 30, 1948 – September 17, 2020
Age: 72
Residence: Springfield, MO
Formerly of: Memphis, MO

Joyce Ellen Smith, age 72, of Springfield, Missouri, passed away September 17, 2020. She entered this life January 30, 1948, in Memphis, Missouri, the daughter of Jessie and Myrtle (Owings) Stevens. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.

A wonderful woman, Joyce adored playing bingo, putting puzzles together, and crocheting. She was an avid collector of angels and a fantastic cook. Joyce loved Rick, the love of her life, and the memories they shared will be cherished forever. She will be missed and loved by all who knew her.

Joyce is preceded in death by her parents; two sons: Shawn Smith and Shain Smith; brother, James H. Stevens; and sister, Janie Loo Stevens.

She is survived by her soulmate, Rick Himmelberg of the home; daughter, Sonya Joy Millen of Springfield, Missouri; sister, Janis Drew of Braymer, Missouri; sister, Janetta Stevens of Springfield, Missouri; brother, John W. Stevens of Springfield, Missouri; sister, Judy Goff, of Denison, Texas, and seven grandkids.

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