P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

Joy Lynn Phillips Lytle
September 26, 1942 - April 6, 2024

Joy Lynn Phillips Lytle

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Joy Lynn Phillips Lytle, age 81 of Monticello, AR, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2024, at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello, AR. She was born September 26, 1942, in Warren, AR to the late Cele Phillips and Nora Godfrey Phillips.
Mrs. Joy loved spending time with her boys and grandchildren. She also enjoyed dancing and being around the water where she swam and loved going to Pensacola Beach. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by siblings, Lois Davis and Jack Phillips.
She is survived by her three sons, Kevin Lytle, Brian Lytle and Shannon Lytle all of Monticello; a sister, Bobbie Jean Mann of Warren; grandchildren, Courtney Flemister, McKinzy Dunn, Sky Ashley Lytle, Shannon Kyler Lytle, Gunnar Donaldson, Taylor Donaldson and Kaylee Dodson; great grandchildren, Kinsley Flemister, Emerson Flemister, Addison James, Braden Case Dunn and Oakland Marie Don Dunn; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2024, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel with Rev. Bud Banks officiating. There will be a visitation Wednesday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mt. Tabor Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Kyler Lytle, Gunner Donaldson, Danny Joe McClellan, Zach McClellan, Caleb McClellan, Hunter McClellan. You can sign Mrs. Joy's guestbook registry on this page.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024
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Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71655
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Funeral Service
Thursday, April 11, 2024
at 2:00 p.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71657
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Mt. Tabor Cemetery
Hwy 138
Monticello, AR  71655
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  1. Darlene Johnson
    It was a pleasure knowing you and sitting in the dining room with me singing, "You Are My Sunshine." Love You Joy!!
  2. Donna Lytle
    Kevin , Brian,Shannon, I'm very sorry Joy is gone. Take comfort in God's loving arms. love you boys,
    Aunt Donn
  3. Wilmot Green
    So sorry for our loss. May God take you and hold and lead you all through this troubling times.
  4. Sherry higginbotham
    My sweet Joy (my twinky) I’m going to miss you so much! I sim so thankful you was brought into my life and I was given the chance you love you like a grandma! Go enjoy your peace my sweet angel and I’ll see you again!
  5. Pam Davis Viguerie
    Dear Kevin, Brian, Shannon & families, I am so very sorry to hear of our sweet Joy. I have such fond, loving memories of her in my life as a young child. Please know my prayers for peace and comfort are sent to you. Love, Pam
  6. Wendi Donaldson
    She was a sweet lady! She had a beautiful smile!! She will be very missed but not forgotten!!

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