Joyce C. Brown, 80, of Clinton, Iowa, passed away home on Sunday, July 12, 2020. Celebration of life services will take place at 1 pm on Thursday, July 16, at Lemke Funeral Homes – South Chapel (2610 Manufacturing Drive). A visitation occurs two-hours prior from 11 am until the service hour at the funeral home. Burial takes place at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Pall bearers are Justin (Jamie) Scearcy, Sheri Loeffelholz, Keith Curtis, Darren and Jason May and John Spitzer. Honorary Pallbearers are: Shauna (Joe) Baker, Tyler (Audrey) Brown, Stephanie (Chase) Brown, Britney Thornton, Owen Scearcy, Codis Baker, Brady Scearcy, Emma Lyn Brown, Brynn Scearcy, Ryker Baker, Brooklyn Brown, Ethan Brown and Ryan Brown. Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.
Joyce was born November 7, 1939 the daughter of Arthur and Adelta (Koons) Jackson. Joyce was united in marriage to Robert F. Brown on June 21, 1958 in Clinton.
Joyce worked at Burpee Seed Co., Nielson’s Clearing House, Collis Company, K-mart and the Clinton School System as a bus driver.
Joyce loved all animals including (but not limited to) squirrels, bunnies, dogs and cats - she would never turn down helping an animal in need. Joyce never forgot anyone’s birthday or anniversary. She enjoyed flowers and putting on her pink lipstick. Above all, she loved her family very much and will be greatly missed.
Joyce is survived by her children – Tracy (Billy) Robinson of Clinton and Barry (Michele) Brown of Morrison; 4 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers – James Jackson of Fishers, IN and Gary (Donna) Jackson (Joyce’s twin) of Camanche, IA
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 1 brother and 6 sisters
Memorials made can be directed to the family.