ELLINWOOD--Joyce Marie Fullbright, 83, passed away in Ellinwood on July 10. Born Oct. 1, 1930 in Georgetown, Ark., she was the daughter of Briles and Myrtle (Chambers) Andrews.
She married Lovell Fullbright on July 19, 1952 in Arkansas. He died March 9, 1987. Joyce was a past member of the First Baptist Church in Ellinwood and a Barton County resident since 1961. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with friends and family.
Survivors include sons Irlan (Virginia), Paul (Marla Macy), and Andy Fullbright; daughters Jeanie (Rick) Bunyard and Sherry (Rex) Roberson; brothers Thurman (Opal), Bobby (Jackie), Almos (Marie), Murlin, Jerry (Sharon), and Sam (Anna) Andrews; sister, Jewell (Dwight) Mobley; sister-in-law, Marie Andrews; grandchildren, Brad Fullbright (Jodi), Jessica Bunyard, Paul Bunyard (Lindsay), Amanda Fullbright (Rob Edwards);Angie Zink, Dani Zink (Ryan Gerhardt), great grandkids, Emma, Payton, Korbyn and two yet to be born.
She is preceded in death by husband, Lovell Fullbright; brothers Roland, Hillary, and Bill Andrews; sisters Elsie Gibson and Syble Chambers; grandkids Alan Fullbright & Paul Fullbright Jr. ; and sister-in-law Rosetta Andrews.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m., July 14 at United Methodist Church in Ellinwood with Rev. Janet Myers presiding. Burial will follow at Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery in Ellinwood. Visitation will be 2-6 p.m. with family present from 5-6 on Sunday, July 13, at Minnis Chapel in Ellinwood. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ellinwood EMS, Kans for Kids foundation, or Ellinwood Food Bank in care of Minnis Chapel, PO Box 246, Ellinwood, KS 67526.
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Great Bend (Kans.) Tribune, July 13, 2014