Joyce A Wink, age 76 of Overland Park, KS passed away peacefully on March 23, 2021.
Joyce was born February 8, 1945 in Aurora, Arkansas to Aaron & Opal Tassey.
She lived most of her early life in Raytown MO where she graduated from Raytown High School in 1963.
Following high school, she went to the University of Missouri and graduated with a degree in Elementary Education and where she met her future husband, Jim Wink.
After graduation she married Jim and they moved to Overland Park where she lived out her life.
For several years she stayed at home to raise their two children. Following that, she was a teacher for the Mother’s Day Out program at Overland Park Christian Church until retirement. After retiring she enjoyed being “Nana” to her grandchildren. They were her heart and joy. She also enjoyed working in her flower beds.
Joyce was a lifelong Christian and a member of Prairie Baptist Church for 37 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her beloved husband of 54 years, Jim; her daughter Kristie (Rich) Ellis of Pittsburg, KS; her son Bryan (Marci) Wink of Olathe KS, and four grandchildren Tanner Ellis, Karlie Ellis, Abigail Wink and Cooper Wink.
The family is planning a private graveside service. In lieu of flowers please make donations to The Parkinson Foundation of the Heartland in Joyce’s honor,