Champaign- Joy Humphrey, 91, of Champaign, IL. passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. She was born on January 15, 1928 in Taylorville, IL. the daughter of Roy and Mary Ellison. She is survived by her daughter, Sherrey (Ralph) Jacob; son, William K. (Theresa) Humphrey; grandchildren, Erin (Jennifer) Jacob, Ryan Jacob, Nathan (Brina) Bickers, Alisa Humphrey and Jordan Humphrey; great grandchildren, Skylar, Taylor, Paressa, Lilynn, Brantley, Kaiysen and Reilynn.
Joy was a member of the First Baptist Church of Savoy, she was formerly employed at Eisner Food Stores, served as the director of the Mt.Vernon YMCA and held several positions at the Unit 4 School District in Champaign.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, William G. Humphrey Jr.; father in law, William G. Humphrey and mother in law, Edith Humphrey.
Joy will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Funeral service will be held on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 11am at First Baptist Church at Savoy 1602 S. Prospect Ave, Savoy, IL. 61874. Visitation will be held one hour prior from 10-11am at the church. Pastor Chuck Moore will be officiating. She will be laid to rest at Oakhill cemetery in Taylorville, IL.
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