February 19, 1937 - January 8, 2017
Arlington, Texas | Age 79
Joy Ann Robertson, 79, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017 in Arlington, Texas.
Joy was born on February 19, 1937 in Senath, Missouri to A.B. and Farris Wallace. On October 12, 1957 she married John R. Robertson, a United States Air Force Pilot, from Honersville, Missouri. During their 59 year marriage they lived in several states and settled in Austin, Texas.
Joy was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was also a beloved friend to many. Joy was an active member of Northwest Hills United Methodist Church where she chaired many committees and served as a Stephen Minister. She enjoyed a 20 plus year career in Banking, several years managing a medical practice and many more years of fun work at Northwest Hills Pharmacy. Joy brought a special spark to the people and places she touched. Her interests included traveling, Bible Study, Bridge, and any activities her daughters were involved in.
Joy is survived by her husband John R. Robertson; daughters Lisa Whinery and husband Tom and Shannon Fritz and husband Roger; granddaughters Kate Upchurch and husband Caleb, Claire Hartsell and husband Josh, Lauren Fritz, and Ella Fritz; and great-granddaughter June Upchurch. Joy is also survived by her brother Maurice Wallace and wife Margaret of Kennett, Missouri.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 12, 2017 from 6-8pm at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home N. Lamar in Austin, Texas. A Memorial Service is planned for 2pm Friday, January 13, 2017 at Northwest Hills United Methodist Church. A reception will follow the service.