Joyce worked as a bookkeeper for Mercantile Bank before her retirement. She was an avid Cardinals baseball fan and loved to read. Joyce enjoyed socializing with her many friends, and especially loved spending time with her daughters and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Lavina, nee Phillips, Meng; a brother, Raymond Meng; and two sisters, Doris Pflasterer and Janice Hoenig.
Surviving are her three children, Debra A. Thompson of O’Fallon, IL, Susan K. (Wright S.) Carter of Millstadt, IL, and Rhonda L. (Gary) Van Osdale of Belleville, IL;
six grandchildren, Lauren (Mark) Morton, Sarah (Blake) Arnold, Heather (Jordan) Hauss, Katelyn (Matthew) Touchette, Nick Van Osdale (fiancé, Kaylee Bouas), and Alex Van Osdale;
six great-grandchildren, Ella Hauss, Jay Hauss, Charlie Morton, Claire Morton, Jackson Morton, Weston Touchette;
two great-granddaughters on the way, Olivia Arnold and Madelyn Arnold;
and nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society (www.bahspets.org). Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 12 to 2 p.m., Sunday, July 17, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 17, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL.
Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, Freeburg, IL, at a later date.