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Evelyn Idelle Drewer

Female 1917 - 1994


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  • Name  Evelyn Idelle Drewer  [1
    Born  22 Apr 1917  New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Died  18 Nov 1994  Prescott Valley, Yavapai County, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Obituary  22 Nov 1994  Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    The Daily Courier 
    • Evelyn Idelle Joy, 77, died Friday, November 18, 1994, at her Prescott Valley home. She was born April 22, 1917, in New London, Iowa, to Edward and Alta (Swan) Drewer.

      Mrs. Joy married Wayne Mathers in June of 1933 in New London, Iowa, and Forrest Joy in 1940 in Takoka, Illinois.

      She loved to compose songs and poetry, her family states. She was a former member of the Rebeccas in Iowa and her religion was very important in her life.

      Mrs. Joy moved to Prescott Valley from Iowa in 1972.

      She is survived by her son, James Joy of Missouri; daughters, Dixie Laipple of Prescott Valley, Mary Kobus of Texas, Linda Noel of Iowa, Betty Jern of Illinois, and Sherri Dominguez of Prescott; sister, Eleanor Mason of Iowa; 17 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, three sons, and two grandchildren.

      Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, November 20, at Sunrise Funeral Home in Prescott Valley, with Pastor Everett Thomas officiating.

      Interment will take place in Iowa.

      Memorials may be given to The Trinity Broadcasting Network.

      Sunrise Funeral Home in Prescott Valley assisted the family with arrangements.
    Person ID  I57442  All Families
    Last Modified  9 Mar 2014 

    Father  Edward R. Drewer,   b. 18 Dec 1880,   d. Jul 1970 
    Mother  Alta May Swan,   b. Sep 1889, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950 
    Issue 
    • There were at least two children from this marriage.
    Family ID  F23246  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Wayne Mathers,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Jun 1933  New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    >1. Dixie Lee Mathers,   b. 31 Jan 1934,   d. 2 Dec 2012
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F23247  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Forrest Joy 
    Married  1940  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Alt. Marriage 
    • Her obituary listed her marriage location as "Takoka" Illinois. No such place exists. Probably it was Oquawka.
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F23248  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S7882] Joy, Evelyn Idelle (Drewer/Mathers) - Obituary, (originally published in The Daily Courier, November 22, 1994, page 5A; Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona) (Reliability: 3).