Joy Lynn Williams, 62 of Camas WA passed away peacefully on October 27, 2018 after a short illness.
Joy, and her twin sister Judy, blessed the home of Dorothy (Dodi) Iris Gibson and Victor (Vic) Leroy Hutchison. They were born in Seattle, WA on May 16, 1956. She grew up in the Phinney Ridge area of Seattle before moving to Lynnwood, where she graduated from Meadowdale High School in 1974. Joy went on to earn an Associate’s Degree in Accounting and worked at several companies, the latest being Asthma, Allergy, and Dermatology Associates, in her chosen field.
Joy married Donnie Ray Williams on September 26, 1975 and raised their two children, Christopher Ray and Tina Lynn in Colorado Springs before coming home to Washington State. Joy was actively involved in her church where she had a core of ladies whom she enjoyed coffee and quilting with; they included Leslie, Debbie, Sherry, Sally, Jean, Norma, and others.
Joy was proceeded in death by her mother (Dodi), her father (Vic), and her twin sister, Judy Lee Rice.
Joy is survived by her husband Donnie Williams, her son Christopher, daughter, Tina, daughter-in-law Shelby and son-in law, Don Wheeler. She is also survived by her brother Jerry Hutchison (Ronna) and by her grandchildren Christian Wheeler, Hayley Wheeler, Nathanial Wanzer, Michelle Wheeler, Christopher (CJ) Wheeler, and Mallory Wheeler and numerous friends and extended family.
A memorial service will be held at Camas Friends Church on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 2:00pm with a reception immediately following.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Ray Hickey House. Joy will be missed by many and remembered fondly by all who knew her.