She was a retired nurse, a Christian and a graduate of Wilmar High School. Mrs. Joy was an amazing person with many talents including cooking, decorating and sewing. She was a caretaker who had a very kind and loving heart. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry Wayne Reemes; two daughters, Phyllis Reemes and Tammy Courtney; a son, Ricky Reemes; and brothers, Hugh, Paul, Doyle, Gerald, Lloyd and Wayne Herring.
Her survivors include two sons, Randy Reemes and Shawn Reemes; a brother, Wilbur Herring; two grandchildren, Bodie and Summer Courtney; five great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.