Joy Lee (Burrows) Smith, age 63, a Tushka, OK resident. She was born on Wednesday, September 14, 1949, to Ted and Lida Mae (Hamilton) Burrows, at Antlers, OK. Joy passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at Tushka, OK.
She attended Tushka schools and studied computers at Kiamichi Vo Tech. Joy retired after 27 years service with the Tushka School system. She married Wendel Lee Smith on May 14, 1966 at Atoka. Joy attended Victory Life Church, and loved gardening, sewing, yard work and most of all her grandchildren and great grand children.
Survived by: Husband Wendel Smith of the home. Daughters: Deanna Smith Conn of Tushka, OK., Becky Smith Spellmann and husband Len of Durant, OK. Grandchildren: Brandon Conn and wife Julie of Caddo, OK., Codi Conn and wife Icy of Caddo, OK., Kacey Conn of Tushka, OK., Jessica McGinnis of Durant, OK., Benjamin McGinnis of Durant, OK.
Brett Spellmann of Durant, OK., Noah McGinnis of Durant, OK. Great-grandchildern: Kylie Conn and Presley Conn
And another one due to arrive in April. Sisters: Joline Phillips and husband Sammy of Saginaw, TX., Dolly Williams and husband James of Atoka, OK., Judy Harris and husband Joe of Ft. Worth, TX. Father-in-law: Leo Smith of Tushka, OK.
Sister-in-law: Linda Kelly and husband Lynn of Tushka, OK., along with numerous nieces, nephew, other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by: Parents - Ted and Lida Mae (Hamilton) Burrows. Brothers: Teddy Vinson Burrows
Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 at Brown’s Funeral Chapel, Atoka, Oklahoma with Doc. James Crowson officiating. Interment will be at Tushka Cemetery, Tushka, Oklahoma.
Family night was Monday Sept. 17th from 6 to 8 p.m.
Condolences may be sent to the family by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference the name of the deceased in your correspondence. Services are under the dicrection of Brown’s Funeral Home in Atoka, Ok.