Joyce Marie Baldwin of Sullivan, Missouri was born September 28, 1932 in St. Louis, Missouri to Milton and Lula (Bell) Sansouci and passed away on Friday, November 4, 2022 at the age of 90 years.
She grew up and attended school in St. Louis, Missouri until moving to Sullivan, Missouri where she then graduated from Sullivan High School in 1950.
After high school, Joyce went to work at Clarks Department Store for a few years until she marryed Roy Baldwin on April 5, 1953.
Joyce worked for a short period of time for Ramsey Corporation and Crawford Electric. Joyce then went to work for the Sullivan Hospital as a medical records secretary and remained there for over 25 years.
Joyce was an active member in the Sullivan community by serving as a “Firette” where she and other women would collect and donate items to families in need. She also served as a member of the Hospital Auxiliary. Joyce was an active longtime member of Temple Baptist Church where she sang in not only the choir but also a trio called the “Templeaires,” was a Sunday School Teacher, volunteered in the nursery and taught in the GA Program.
Joyce and Roy loved camping at Meramec State Park and Lost Valley Camping Resort.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy; parents, Milton and Lula Sansouci; three brothers, Gilbert Vernon Sansouci Russell Theodore Sansouci and Raymond Calvert Sansouci; and sister, Levada Jeanne Treadway.
Joyce is survived by her two daughters, Kay McGowan and husband Darrell of Sullivan, Missouri and Kim Jones and husband Thomas of Sullivan, Missouri; granddaughter, Kayla Savant and husband Michael of Bourbon, Missouri; a great grandchild, Theodore Savant; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at the Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at noon on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at the Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan, Missouri with Pastor Scott Perry officiating.
Interment followed at the Crow Cemetery in Sullivan, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.