Joy was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed reading, knitting, cooking, and visiting all types of cultural places. Joy was a former member of Signal Hill Lutheran Church, Belleville, IL, and a current member of First United Presbyterian Church, Belleville, IL.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Donald E. Didier, whom she married on January 12, 1952, and who died on August 17, 2002; and her parents.
She is survived by two daughters, Denise Winsett of San Diego, CA, and Dawn (Doug) Sitton of Belleville, IL; four grandchildren, Dawn and Lauren Winsett of San Diego, CA, Taylor Sitton of Chicago, IL, and Troy Sitton of Belleville, IL; a sister, Arlene Shaw; and a sister-in-law, Sandra Allen.
Memorials may be made to the First United Presbyterian Church, Belleville, IL, or to Heartland Hospice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: Private funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. Funeral services will be available for viewing via Zoom link. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83005423875?pwd=MFJWS1hUcDdMS2VMQndBdUdUKzU2dz09
Burial will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.