Joyce Marie Twyman, 64, Ewington, Ohio, went to be with the Lord at her residence, surrounded by her family, early Saturday morning, June 16, 2012. She retired from the Gallia County Local Schools following forty-two years service and was a member of the Ewington Church of Christ of Christian Union in Ewington. She was very devoted to her Savior, church and church family where she served as Third Elder.
Joyce was born on March 12, 1948, daughter of the late Roy Donald Burger and Mary Fern Rife Burger. She married Ronald Lee Twyman on July 24, 1965 in Londonderry, Ohio, and he preceded her in death on May 9, 2005.
She is survived by a son and a daughter, Brandon Heath (Trenia) Twyman, Vinton, Ohio, and Dama Nichole (Brent) Schultz, Bidwell, Ohio. She was a loving grandmother to Tyler, Rory and Lauren Twyman and Kaylee and Ethan Schultz.
Also surviving are brother, Kris (Amy) Burger, Bidwell, Ohio; sisters, Carole (Ray) Kemper, Mt. Sterling, Ohio, Linda Deel, Vinton, Ohio, Patricia (Patrick) Stout, Bidwell, Ohio; and sisters-in-law, Judy (Clarence) Thompson, Pataskala, Ohio and Cathy (Steve) Elliott, Thurman, Ohio; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Rodney Lee Twyman and a brother, Roger Burger.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 19, 2012, in the Vinton Baptist Church with Pastor Chris Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Vinton Memorial Park.
Friends may call at the Ewington Church of Christ in Christian Union in Ewington on Monday, from 4-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to the Ewington Church of Christ in Christian Union c/o Mrs. Brenda Burris, 7945 Bull Run Rd., Vinton, OH 45686.