Thursday, September 25, 2008, Lewiston Morning Tribune
Joyce M. Edwards, 62, Lewiston
Joyce Marie Edwards passed away Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at her Lewiston residence. She was 62.
Joyce was born April 6, 1946, in Port Angeles, Wash., to Laurence and Lucile Edwards. The family moved to Lewiston in 1948. Joyce attended schools here and in St. Maries, finishing her schooling in Lewiston.
She married Gary Clark in August 1966 in Lewiston. They had three children together: Heidi, Ty and Heather. She also helped raise Gary's three children: Danny, Terri and Kevin. They raised their family in Lewiston and St. Maries. Gary and Joyce divorced in 1979.
Joyce worked as a bowling alley manager in St. Maries; Libby, Mont.; and in Lewiston. Her last employment was as the restaurant manager at Rosauers. She retired when they closed the restaurant.
She was an avid bowler, fisherman, golfer, game player, puzzler and camper, and she loved to travel with her sister Carol and brother-in-law Gary Walker. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter Heidi and husband John Graham; son, Lt. Tyee Clark, in the U.S. Navy serving aboard the USS Gridley and his wife Lori; daughter Heather and her husband Mike Glover; brother, Don C. Adams and wife Carol; sister and best friends Carol and Gary Walker; sister Karen Johnson; sister Bonnie and husband David Akers; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Laurence and Lucile Edwards; and her brother Eddie Edwards.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Malcom's Brower-Wann Funeral Home, 1711 18th St., Lewiston. A gathering of family and friends will follow directly at the Lewiston Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 1104 Warner Ave.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Joyce Marie Edwards Memorial Fund, c/o U.S. Bank, Orchards Branch, 1900 19th Ave., Lewiston, ID 83501.