Joy Lynch Obituary

Joy Felicia Lynch, age 73, of Mena, passed away on Monday, September 26, 2022 at home surrounded by family. She was born on Saturday, August 27, 1949 to Laurence Henry Garnsey and Emma Norma Zampatti Garnsey in South San Francisco, California.


Joy was a loving person and was loved by all who knew her. Her family was the most important piece of her life. Joy especially loved the holidays and having everyone gathered together. She was the bond that kept the family united. Joy was married to her loving husband Mervyn for 48 years before he went on to be with the Lord. She enjoyed doing arts and crafts in her free time. Joy was very artistic and creative. She painted murals and woodwork as well as ceramics. Joy was proud of her artwork and loved to display it throughout her house. She loved to listen to music but particularly anything by Reba McEntire or Barbara Streisand. Joy was a loving daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.


She is preceded in death by her parents, Laurence and Emma Garnsey; her loving husband Mervyn Lynch; two brothers and one sister. Joy is survived by one son and daughter in law, James and Kathy Lynch of Mena; one sister, Melody Morse of California; three grandsons, Stevan, Rodney and Jarrod; five great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.


Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.


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