Joyce A. Brill
1949 - 2020
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Joyce A. Brill

Zanesville - Joyce Ann (Lake) Brill, 70 of Zanesville went to be with the Lord on Friday November 20, 2020 at Middleton Senior Living. Born December 16, 1949 she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Cleda (Cunningham) Lake and was a graduate of Licking Valley High School.

After retirement as a Registered Nurse at Adams Lane Nursing Home, Mrs. Brill became an avid mall walker and could typically be found enjoying lunch at Cracker Barrel or Bob Evans before becoming disabled by Alzheimer's. She and her late husband organized the Terrace Shore Neighborhood Garage Sale for 15 years. She was a member of the Meadow View Church of Christ in Frazeysburg.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 22 years, Charles E. Brill whom she married April 8, 1986.

She is survived by two sons, Jon (Stacy) Richardson of Newark and Jason Richardson of Nashport, three step-sons, Ben (Ginger) Brill of Mississippi, Charlie (Hope) Brill of Tennessee, and Jason (Stacey) Brill of New Mexico; 4 step-daughters, April (Charles) Rizer, Pam (Donald) Latham, Heather (Doug) Hardesty all of Coshocton and Mary Brill of Columbus; one sister, Donna J. Thompson of Newark; one brother, Danny Lake of Indiana; three granddaughters, Ashley and Grace Richardson of South Dakota and Taylor Richardson of Newark; 13 step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren.

No calling hours will be held due to COVID-19. A private cremation has taken place.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association Central Ohio Chapter, 1379 Dublin Rd, Columbus, OH 43215.

Funeral services have been entrusted to the Vensil & Chute Funeral Home-Newark Chapel.

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November 29, 2020
I went to Nursing school with Joyce. I tried to reconnect with her this summer and was not able to and was not aware of her condition.Prayers for the family. I have a couple photos I have of her surprise 21st birthday day party in the nursing dorm I am sending. God bless Sherry ( Haines ) Huff
Sherry Huff
November 25, 2020
Prayers for the family of Joyce Ann I have known her for many years. Went to church at The Old Stone Church of Christ for many years. Later I would always talk to her when I worked at Middleton. She always acted like she knew me even though she was suffering with Alzheimer's Disease.
Kitty Shaffer
November 24, 2020
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Heidi McAfee
November 24, 2020
Donna Jean So sorry for your lost. Joyce is in a better place now
DeWayne Anderson
November 24, 2020
I have know Joyce since the first grade her and her family were great people. We baled hay for her dad. She was a great lady always in a good mood when I was around her. She will be missed and I know there are great memories to help in this especially time of year. My prayers are with all of you
Ron Priest
November 24, 2020
Jon and family,
So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Megan Mahon
November 23, 2020
Joyce was a great friend & neighbor. So missed in our neighborhood. RIP Joyce
Bill & Mona Elliott
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