Joyce Ann Testerman, 73, Joplin, MO passed away October 31, 2019 at her home in Joplin after a lengthy illness.
Joyce Ann Sparks was born April 28, 1946 in Newton County, MO the daughter of Kenneth and Opal (Thompson) Sparks. Joyce was a member of the Sheep Shed in Neosho, MO and the Neutral Lands Cherokees. She loved birds, quilting, knitting, cross word puzzles and loved visiting with family and friends.
Joyce Ann Sparks married Charles Testerman in 1961 and he survives.
Additional survivors include one son, James Testerman, Joplin; siblings Marilyn Convirs, Beverly Waldeck, Darrell Armstrong, Rick Armstrong and Kathryn Schaefer all of Wyandotte; one granddaughter, Jami Testerman and two great-grandchildren.
Joyce was preceded in death by her father Kenneth Sparks and mother Opal Armstrong and step-father Enos Armstrong, one daughter Tracy (Testerman) Lovell and two sisters Janet Beetem and Wanda Armstrong.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 pm, Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca.
Graveside services will be held at 2 pm, Monday, November 4, 2019 at the Seneca Cemetery with Michael Steele officiating.