Joyce Andrews

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Joyce (Ellis) Andrews, 78, of Colorado Springs, died April 30, 2013.

She was born in Quinnesec on March 19, 1935, and was adopted when she was two weeks old by Ray and Myrtle Ellis.

Joyce graduated from Kingsford High School in 1952. She had an unconditional love for her family and friends. She enjoyed camping and crocheting, never blinked an eye when asked to do volunteer work and always had a fabulous sense of humor.

Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Andrews; her parents; and a brother, Laurel (Lolly) Ellis.

She is survived by two daughters, Kandiss Rouse-Lee (Brett) and Annette (Bryan) Jones; four grandchildren; and two great-grandsons. Joyce is also survived by a brother, Gordon (Pat) Ellis; and a sister-in-law, Arlene (Chicky) Ellis; along with many nieces and nephews.

At the family’s request there will not be any services.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.