January 20, 1941 - February 21, 2017
Joyce Ann Moore Robinson Lyon, 76, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, February 21, 2017 in Medford, Oregon. She was born January 20, 1941 in Bethel, Oklahoma to John Lloyd and Martha Rose Moore. Her family eventually moved to Prospect, Ore. She graduated from Prospect High School in 1958, where she met her future husband, Richard Earl Robinson. They were wed December 19, 1961 in Reno, Nevada and settled in Central Point, Ore. where they raised their three children until Richard’s accidental death in 1981.
Joyce married her second husband, Roy Larry Lyon May 20, 1988 in Medford, Ore., blending their two families. Joyce and Roy enjoyed spending time with their growing family of children and grandchildren. They made their home in Medford, Ore. until Roy’s death in 2002.
Joyce worked as a bookkeeper and tax consultant and owned her own business for many years. After semi-retiring and closing the bookkeeping office, she continued to do taxes through 2016. Joyce had an outgoing personality and connected deeply with most people she encountered. At a young age Joyce accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior, and served at church in many areas. She was a member of Table Rock Fellowship.
Joyce is survived by her children, Martin and Susan Heitkamp of Klamath Falls, Ore.; Merle and Denise Lyon of Central Point, Ore.; Kevin Robinson of White City, Ore.; Jerry and Eve Goodman, of Newbern, Tennessee; Betty Lyon of Talent, Ore.; Sam and Dianne Perez of Benton City, Washington; David and Kathy Lyon of Medford, Ore.; and Melvin and Laurel Lyon of Medford, Ore.; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Robert and Wanda Liles, Carol Rose, and Mike and Linda Curry; and her brother, Larry Moore; brother-in-law, Joe and Kathy Robinson; sister-in-law, John and Ellen Lynch; and many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her two loving husbands; a brother in law, Don Rose; and a sister in law, Marilyn Moore.
A celebration of life service will be held at 11:30 a.m. March 24, 2017 at Table Rock Fellowship.