Joy M. Stowell of Plainwell passed away Monday, June 22, 2020 at her home in Plainwell. Joy was born February 18, 1933 in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Clifford and Mary (Hidecker) Brauer.
Joy had worked at Shakespeare in the purchasing department and had owned and operated Joy’s Styling Hut until 1995. She was a member of the Eagles, Moose and the Auxiliary at the Otsego VFW. In her leisure time she enjoyed golfing, reading, fishing, bowling and playing pool on the VFW League for many years.
Joy is survived by her children, David Lynch and Dawn King; 11 grandchildren; many great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; her sisters, Marion Williams and Mary Lou (Norm) Bean; her companion James Bradford and his children, Peggy (Doug) Garrison, Linda Smith and Brinda Bradford; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Lloyd Stowell and her sons, John Lynch Jr. and Rickey Lynch Sr.; a sister June and brother Howard.
A Private Family Interment Service will take place Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego with Pastor Joe Shaler officiating.
Friends are invited to join the family for a luncheon at the VFW 3030 at 4:00 pm Saturday, June 27.
Contributions in memory of Joy may be made to Ascension Borgess Hospice or Auxiliary VFW 3030.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.