Joyce Ann Miller, 87, of West Salem

Joyce Ann (McKinney) Miller, age 87, of West Salem, passed peacefully on Wednesday, June 10.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Edward Miller, of West Salem; sons, Steve Miller of West Salem and Tony (Andi) Miller of Evansville, Ind.; daughters, Karla (Donn) Westray of Villa Grove, Ill. and Lynn (Marty) Hogan of St. Louis, Mo.; grandchildren: Misty, Amy, Jonn, Earvin, Kelly, Maggie, Don, Jack, Eddie, Peter, Alex, Zane and Maddie; eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother, Ted McKinney; a sister, Dort Greathouse; a brother-in-law, Gary Keener and sister-in-law, Helen McKinney.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Cova (Wells) McKinney; a son Larry Lee, who passed in 1968; two brothers, Virgil and Ivan and four sisters, Fern, Vivian, Louise and Helen.

Joyce worked at Champion Labs for 30 years. She was a member of the Zion United Methodist Church and was known for her potato salad and blackberry cobbler.

To mention that Joyce was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan is definitely putting it mildly!

Joyce loved her family and was respected as the matriarch.

In lieu of flowers, donations are encouraged to the Zion United Methodist Church of West Salem, the West Salem Baseball Association and the Volunteer Fireman’s Association of West Salem and can be mailed to the Ingram-Meridith Funeral Home 241 West Main, Albion, Ill.  62806.

There will be a drive-by viewing on Sunday June 14 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The line-up will begin by Champion Lab on north West Street in West Salem. From there, directions will be given to drive by the Zion United Methodist Church portico. Guests are asked to remain in

their cars.

Ingram-Meridith Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements and encourages fond memories and condolences to be left for the family at

A private graveside service will be held on Monday, July 15 at the Moravian Cemetery.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Zion United Methodist Church in West Salem once we are able to gather in larger groups again.

One final note: “Go Crazy, Folks!”