May 16, 1959 - January 15, 2013
Joy Walker passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on January 15th, 2013 at the High River Hospital at the age of 53 years. Joy will be deeply missed by her loving husband Ron of 35 years; daughters Sharon (Jeff) Harms, Karen (Dan) Hunter, Crystal (Matt) Leeferink, Candace (Jason) Gillanders; grandchildren Megan and Brooklyn Hunter; Hannah, Blake and Madison Leeferink; Ethan Harms, and baby Gillanders on the way. Joy is also survived by her parents John and Joan Webb; sisters Betty (Mark) Dohms, Janet (Tom) Goss, Bev (Paul) McNutt and brother Donald (Marcie) Webb; mother and father-in-law Walt and Judy Walker; sister-in-law Cheryl Harper and brother-in-law Jim (Kathy) Walker as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Joy was born in High River, Alberta and lived in Blackie most of her life. Joy loved the outdoors, especially camping with her grandchildren who were her greatest joy. She loved golfing and boating with Ron and her girls. Joy’s life revolved around her family whom she loved so dearly. She also cared deeply of others around her and was always there to lend an ear and offer her helping hand. You taught us how to love, How love is all we need, If only our love could have saved you, In our lives you still would be So until we meet again, Our very precious Mom, Our love for you will stay just as strong. The family would like to thank the staff of the Special Services Unit 46 at the Foothills Hospital as well as the nursing staff of the High River Hospital 3rd Floor including Dr. Finnegan and Joy’s family doctor Dr. Teasell. If desired in lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Alberta Children’s Hospital (2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, Alberta, T3B 6A8). A Celebration of Joy’s Life was held on Saturday, January 26th at 1:30 p.m. at the High River Full Gospel Church (1802 9th Ave. SE, High River, AB). Caring for the family is Lyle Reeves Funerals of High River (Craig Snodgrass) 403.652.4242.
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