Joyce Kay (Blake) Sullivan, age 72 of Lamar, Missouri passed away at her home, surrounded by her family Sunday, August 19, 2018.

Joyce was born July 8, 1946 in Wellington, Kansas and was a 1964 graduate of Lamar High School. She was a member of CHIPS Church and had worked at Gilkey Chevrolet and as a service writer at John Deere, and worked in production control at O’Sullivan Industries, but her greatest accomplishment was as a homemaker. She enjoyed knitting crocheting, yardwork and working in her flower garden. On May 30, 2008 she married Ron Sullivan in Miami, Oklahoma.

Joyce leaves behind her husband Ron Sullivan; three children, Brian (Melanie) Brewer, Lamar, Missouri, Leslie (Jerry) Griffitt, Lamar, Missouri Doug (Cody) Brewer, Lockwood, Missouri; six grandchildren Jocelyn (Todd) Stremsterfer, Jessica (Kevin) Miller, Brandi (Kyle) Riley, Morgan Brewer, Zachary Brewer, Angelea Brewer; three great grandchildren Zoey and Callie Stremsterfer and Eli Riley; two step children, Justin (Shantell) Sullivan, Spring, Texas and Julia (Deryk) Anderson, Palmer, Alaska; eight step grandchildren, Taylor, Parker, Landyn, Bryce, Lyla, Justin, Allianna, and Brynlee; three brothers, Johnny (Sheryl) Blake, Wellington, Kansas, Tom Robinson, Carl Junction, Missouri, and Donnie (Celia) Robinson, Greensboro, Georgia; three sisters, Janice (Don) Grisham, Carthage, Missouri, Naomi Ketterman, Arkansas City, Kansas, and Debbie (Howell) Henderson, Webb City, Missouri.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Viola and Burlen Robinson, and a brother Ronnie Robinson.

Funeral service will be 10:00 am Friday, August 24, 2018 at Daniel Funeral Home with burial to follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery.

The family will receive friends 6:00 to 7:00 pm Thursday at the funeral home.

Contributions are suggested to Cornell-Beshore Cancer Center in care of Daniel Funeral Home.


#14 Houston, TxKathy Orton 2018-08-25 23:09
Sorry for your loss. Remember all the good times and she will live on in your hearts. (Class of 67) K. Herrington Orton
#13 Arlington Heights, ILLouise Mele 2018-08-25 03:12
My sincere condolences on the loss of your sister. May your memories bring you comfort in the days ahead. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time.
Louise Zimmerman Mele '67
#12 Knoxville TNJan Borkowski 2018-08-24 02:53
To Naomi and all of Joyce’s family, I’m very sorry for your loss of Joyce. I pray you all will keep her memory alive in your heart and soul until you meet again in Heaven.
Hugs from Wellington classmate Janice Wayman Borkowski.
#11 Derby , KansasNick Ybarra 2018-08-24 01:53
My condolences to the family on your loss.
#10 Wellington, KSBrenda Wallace 2018-08-24 00:06
Dear Naomi & Johnny, So sorry to hear of your sister's passing. May you find peace in the days ahead knowing that others are lifting you all up in prayer and thinking about you, during this time.. (Class of '67)
#9 SheldonJune Gray 2018-08-22 22:31
To all the family of Joyce. I am so sorry for your loss of your loved one.
#8 Neosho, MissouriMarilyn Gabriel 2018-08-22 15:31
Leslie, hold tight to your memories and please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
#7 LockwoodKyle & Angela Redman 2018-08-21 22:51
we are so sorry for your loss. Our heart goes out to you and your family. My God bless and give you comfort.
#6 RE: Joyce SullivanCarrie Kirbey 2018-08-21 01:05
My condolences to Ron and family. Joyce was one of a ki d and I'm thankful for the chance of getting to know Joyce over the last few years.I thought the world of her. She will truly be missed.
#5 Lamar, Mo.Theresa& Wayne Percy 2018-08-20 19:00
Our heart felt condolences go out to all of Joyce's family. My you all find peace in your hearts at fond memories from your lives with Joyce.
Theresa & Wayne Percy

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