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Joy Lavoun Brewster

November 3, 1927 — February 3, 2022

Joy LaVoun Brewster passed away February 3, 2022, surrounded by family. She was born November 3 in Pocatello, Idaho to Harold Rolo Bills and Frances Wellard Bills. Joy grew up in Downey, Idaho and later moved to Salt Lake City, Utah where she met and married the love of her life Robert B. Brewster, Sr. on May 21, 1948. Together they created a beautiful life including their two children, Robert B. Brewster, Jr., and Debra J. Anderson. They enjoyed their time together traveling, boating, fishing, and camping.

Joy was a beautiful soul, inside and out. She loved unconditionally, was caring, selfless, generous, and hardworking. She worked for multiple companies as a bookkeeper, in which she took pride in. She was an avid reader, enjoying books, newspaper, and magazines. She loved clothes and shoes, always dressing to the nines.

Joy also spent countless hours volunteering at the local hospital, where she was described as cheerful, helpful, and efficient.

She lived a rewarding, healthy life but longed the reunion with her sweet husband.

Joy leaves behind a family who will cherish the memories of her forever. She is survived by her dog Ginger, who she adored. Her two children; Robert (Kathryn) Brewster and Debra Anderson. Grandchildren; Jeffery (Marilu) Brewster, Jeremy (Amber) Brewster, and Jason Brewster. Great-Grandchildren; Jessie, Justin, Jacob, Kylii (Jordan), Braxton, Valerie, Kaden. Great-Great Granddaughter; Navii. Sister; Bonnie (Les) Knudsen. As well as many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her husband, Robert. Parents; Harold and Frances. Siblings; Alex, Harold Jr., Mable, Monna, Margie, and Terry. Son-in-law; Tom Anderson.
At Joy’s request there will be no viewing or funeral. A graveside service will be held on February 11, 2022, at 2:00 pm located at the Washington City Cemetery, (300 Park View Dr, Washington, UT).

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (
Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff St., St. George, Utah, (435) 673-2454.
Friends and family are invited to sign Joy’s online guest book at
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Friday, February 11, 2022

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