Mrs. Joanne Spence Lacy, 83, of Sheffield, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 27, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. in the Rouse Warren County Home.
Joanne was born in Kane on April 12, 1929, to the late Winfield and Carrie Simpson Spence.
Mrs. Lacy enjoyed traveling with her husband D.L. in their Winnebago with their camping club. She also enjoyed baking, making the best pies ever, but her greatest love was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Employed at Sylvania, she retired after 25 years service.
Joanne is survived by her husband Datus L. Lacy whom she married Aug. 31, 1974; a daughter-in-law Karen Hulings, Warren; three grandchildren, Brielle Reitz and husband Jon, Greg Hulings, and Michael Hulings and wife Theresa; three great-grandchildren, Emily Reitz, Zachary Hulings, and David Hulings; and a nephew, Richard Ryan.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Albert G. Hulings, in March of 1971; a son, Gary A. Hulings, in April of 2010; a sister, Pauline Spence Ryan; and a brother, Lyle Spence.
A funeral and committal service will be held Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at 12:00 p.m. noon in the Borden-Lloyd Funeral Home and burial will follow in Sheffield Cemetery. Reverend Marcus Briggs, Chaplain, Rouse Warren County Home will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the noon service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Warren General Hospital Cancer Center, Paws Along the River or a charity of choice.