OBITUARY

Joyce Ann Newman

April 15, 1931April 4, 2019
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Joyce Ann Newman (Johnson) was born in Big Lake, Minnesota and transitioned peacefully to heaven on April 4, 2019 at her home in Lynnwood.

In her teen years, the Johnson family moved to Seattle where she attended Franklin High School. She was the first of her siblings to obtain a diploma. Upon graduating, she worked at Albers Flour Mill where she met Harry J. Newman. They were married June 2, 1951. They built their home in Lynnwood in 1955 where she remained until her death. Harry predeceased Joyce on December 30, 1994.

Joyce attended New Life Church where she was known as the “Cookie Lady.” She provided cookies to her church, family and neighbors. Over the course of 8 years, she lovingly baked and delivered over 32,000 cookies to Lynnwood Fire Station Nos. 14 and 15 and the Lynnwood Police Department. In addition to cookie baking, she loved to read, knit, travel, and enjoy a laugh with family and friends.

Joyce is predeceased by her parents and four sisters. She is survived by her sisters, Audrey, Diane and Susan and her brother Lawrence. She is also survived by her son, Gary (Barbara), granddaughter Michelle and her family; grandson Jerry and his family; her son Dale (Sharon), grandson Daniel; and her daughter Nancy (Craig), granddaughter Rebekah (David); and her grandson Jacob. In addition, she is survived by five step-grandchildren and 14 step great-grandchildren. The family invites you to a viewing on Friday, April 12 between noon and 4 pm at Purdy & Walters. A celebration of her life will be Saturday, April 13 at 2:00 pm at New Life Church, 6519 188th Street SW, Lynnwood, WA.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, April 12, 2019
  • Visitation Friday, April 12, 2019
  • Memorial Service Saturday, April 13, 2019
REMEMBERING

Joyce Ann Newman

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