Joyce Spears Cholewa, 56, of Oakland went home with the Lord on March 24, 2015.
Memorial services will be at a later date. Memorials: Ricky Spears, 504 Danville Road, Oakland, IL 61943. Send condolences: www.simplecremationsandburials.com.
Joyce was born Oct. 30, 1958. She attended Stephen Decatur High School. She worked several places as a cook.
Surviving are her children, Aaron Spears of Oakland; Cynthia Ann Spears of Decatur; mother, Nancy Keith of Oakland; brothers, Dale Ray Lyons of Monte Vista, Colo.; Ricky Spears and Mike Spears, both of Oakland; James McCallister of Oklahoma City, Okla.; six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Earl.