Joyce Isabel Huey Kirk was born in Wheeling, Indiana, Jan. 27, 1930, to Ralph and Omega Huey.
She went home to be with The Lord June 2nd 2014.
She and her siblings grew up on a farm, graduating from high school in Princeton, IN. (She celebrated her 65th Class reunion 2 years ago.) She graduated from Lockyear’s Business College, Evansville, IN and began her career at an engineering firm in Chicago. She subsequently was hired by the U S Government Foreign Service as a Regional Executive Assistant in Manila, Philippines, traveling extensively through the Near and Far East, Africa, and Europe. She then found employment at a prestigious law firm in Chicago.
She married Norbert Kirk on Dec. 25, 1973 and moved to Phoenix in 1994 and became a realtor.
Norbert preceded her in death in 2005. Also preceding her in death were her parents, 2 brothers, and 1 sister.
She is survived by her sister, Carol Garrett (Frank) of Owensville, IN, a nephew, Monte Garrett (Cynthia), great niece Haley, great nephew, Hunter, of Evansville, IN, nieces Jane (Mike) Conn, Douglasville, GA, and Loretta (Tom) Karkhoff of Naperville, IL. She also is survived by her fiancé, Joel Woodman of Sun City West, AZ. as well as other nephews, nieces and friends.
A memorial service will be held Monday, June 9, at Grace Bible Church in Sun City, Arizona. Interment will be at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.
Arrangements are entrusted to Menke Funeral Home.