Joy Louise Reed, departed this life on Thursday, December 29, 2016, peacefully in her home surrounded by close family and friends. Joy was born August 21, 1929, near Laverne, Oklahoma. Joy graduated from St. John High School and met Delbert Reed. Joy and Delbert were married June 6, 1948. Joy was an active member of several Baptist churches her entire life. Joy was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother. She is survived by her husband Delbert, daughter Pat Hadley and husband Curtis of Grand Junction, Colorado, son Mike Reed and wife Karen of Wichita, Kansas. Grandchildren Crystal Reed, Jordan Reed and Meredith Hadley-Thornhill; great grandchildren Sophie Suzanne Thornhill, Stella Marie Thornhill, Allison Grace Barkley, and Kason Valor Dube. A brother Ray E. Maddux and wife Patty of Elgin, Texas. A sister Nina Marie Maddux of West Wend, North Carolina. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at 10:00 am at the Reflection Pointe funeral home, 3201 S. Webb Rd., Wichita, Kansas. Burial will follow the service at the Fairview Cemetery at 2:30pm in St. John, Kansas. Joy requests in lieu of flowers, memorials are given in her name to Webster Conference Center in Salina, Kansas; or Via Christi Village at Georgetown in Wichita, Kansas.